Reagan Ramsower


Dr. Reagan Ramsower is Vice President of Finance and Administration and Professor of Information Systems at Baylor University. He joined the Baylor faculty upon receiving his PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota in 1983. He earned a bachelor's degree in Business in 1974 and an MS degree in Economics in 1976, both from Baylor. In 1986 Dr. Ramsower was appointed Chair of the newly formed Department of Information Systems in the Hankamer School of Business and established both a master's and a PhD program in the department while managing the rapid growth in the undergraduate programs. In 1991, he became Associate Dean for Teaching and Administrative System in the business school, where he developed administrative systems for improved management control and enhanced teaching processes using technology. He managed Baylor's information assets as Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer overseeing information storage, access, systems, and services enabling university processes and delivering information to support decision making. In 2001, upon recommendation of the library faculty, he accepted responsibility for managing the university's tangible knowledge assets as Dean of Baylor Libraries, ensuring that the world's pertinent knowledge resources are available to support outstanding education and scholarship. Since August 2004, Dr. Ramsower has served as the Vice President of Finance and Administration managing the offices of Budget and Human Resources, Financial Services, Investments, Enrollment Management, and Operations and Facilities. Dr. Ramsower is internationally recognized for his pioneering work in 1984 on telecommuting and has published several books and numerous articles in the journals of information systems. He was named an Outstanding Baylor Professor in 1988, an Outstanding Baylor Alumnus in 1991, and Most Popular Business Professor in 1999. He and his wife Glenda have two sons and four grandchildren.

EDUCAUSE Presentations

  • Funding IT
    • EDUCAUSE 2009 Annual Conference, November 4