Communications networks are core infrastructure for higher education, providing an essential foundation for all electronic teaching, research, library, and administrative services.
BiographyPhilip E. Long recently retired from the role of Chief Information Officer at Yale University after more than ten years. Mr. Long has worked in various technical and management positions in Information Technology at Yale for over forty years, developing infrastructure and facilitating the use of technology in support of academic programs. He is active nationally in various professional groups and an active consultant, working with colleges and universities on strategic planning. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Yale University.
This primer is intended to help information technologists understand institutional priorities and to help business officers understand information technology, systems, and services.