William Marshall Cline is a Division Computer Specialist at the Rhode island School of Design where he manages campus computer labs, serve as the technical liaison for the department of Architecture and Design for any institutional level changes and programs conducted by the Office of Information Technology. In this role he works with both individuals and groups and by taking a pro-active approach I help faculty, staff and departments understand the aspects of proposed technological changes on campus and effectively lobby for their academic interests when working with OIT on infrastructure changes and upgrades.
Recent projects include the rollout of a cost recovery, network printer management solution to curtail escalating print costs on campus ($100,000+ annually) this project has succesfully reduced printing costs by over 40% in the first eight months of its introduction resulting in significant savings to the school. William completed his Masters Degree in Management of Information Systems at the University of San Francisco in June 2003. He also holds a BA in Industrial Design from the California College of the Arts
William has been involved in Information Technology for 10+ years and has a fluent understanding of available technologies and the ability to identify and develop ways to integrate them into academic curriculum.