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.
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 College Technology Center (BCTC), supporting all IT functions for the campus. He works closely with administration to determine the overall direction of information technology for the College, and works to keep the College's IT systems up to date, with a strong emphasis on customer service. He is a 2006 Frye Institute Fellow. He has a BA in physics from Drew University and an MA in Educational Technology Leadership from The George Washington University. He has developed an interest in the use of social media avatars for professional development. Before working at Baruch, Mike spent many years 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 has been recognized as an innovator in ubiquitous computing and networking.