Jan I. Fox
President for Information Technology/CIO
JAN I. FOX
Dr. Jan I. Fox is currently
the Senior Vice President for Information Technology/CIO for Marshall
Her responsibilities include the integration of Information
Technology into all aspects of education, administration and
research throughout the Marshall community.
Her principal management responsibilities include Computing
Services, University Libraries, Telecommunications, Instructional
Technology and Video/Satellite Networks.
She serves as chair of several technology committees and is
the previous chair of the statewide WVNET Computer Policy Board.
Additionally, she serves on several national committees including
the Southern Region Electronic Campus Underserved Communities
Committee and the Southern Growth Policy Technology Committee.
She is the recipient of the 1998 Governor’s Technology
Award representing the Department of the Education and the Arts.
Research interests include distance education, e-commerce,
economic development, community networks, telemedicine, ATM,
environmental modeling, library/technology integration and hospital
information systems. She and her division have received grants and
contracts exceeding four million dollars from Bell Atlantic, West
Virginia Prevention Network, Huntington Foundation, WV Health and
Human Service, Teubert Foundation, MU University Physicians and
Surgeons, WV Secretary of the Education and the Arts, National
Telecommunication and Infrastructure Association, Appalachian
Regional Commission, the Kellogg Foundation
Her previous employment history includes serving as chair of the
department of Medical Informatics and Information Technology at
the Marshall University School of Medicine, biomedical research
specialist for the Huntington Veterans Administration, graduate
assistant in Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech and environmental
modeling technician for the US Army Corps of Engineers.
also served as Special Assistant to the Governor for Information
Technology for a six month period during 2001.
Fox has a doctorate in
Higher Education Administration jointly from West Virginia
University and Marshall University.