John M. Rathje
Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
M.S., Computer Science, Central Michigan University
B.S., Physics, Central Michigan University
The Vice President of Information Technology and CIO provides leadership for all institutional information technology endeavors, and oversees both strategic planning and operational service activities for educational, research, administrative and information security infrastructure efforts. He is responsible for leading the university’s information technology in support of the vision and priorities set by Kent State’s six-year plan, A Strategic Roadmap to a Distinctive Kent State.
He reports directly to the senior vice president for finance and administration, and serves on the President’s Cabinet.