Mike Richichi


Mike Richichi is Assistant Vice President for Information Technology and Deputy CIO at Baruch College of the City University of New York. He is responsible for all aspects of the Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC), including helpdesk, networking, A/V services, academic computing support, desktop management, administrative systems, as well as supporting the Library and Institutional Research to best utlize College data for student success. As a member of the College Senior Staff, he works closely with administration to determine the overall direction of information technology for the College. He also is working with Unversity-wide working groups to determine service provisioning models for the CUNY system.  He has a BA in physics from Drew University and an MA in Educational Technology Leadership from The George Washington University. Before working at Baruch, Mike spent over two decades at Drew University in various IT leadership roles. Drew, a small liberal arts college with a graduate school and theological seminary, was the first liberal arts college to provide computers to students and was recognized as an innovator in ubiquitous computing and networking.

Mike is a 2006 attendee of the Frye Leadership Institute, and has participated in various EDUCAUSE committees and initiatives.

He has developed an interest in the use of social media avatars for professional development.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Exploring IT Standards for Academic Construction
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports

    This ECAR research bulletin will help IT administrators determine how to document, verify, and think about IT standards for academic construction, including renovations and new construction for academic, residential, and administrative buildings and public spaces.

EDUCAUSE Presentations