Huntsville, Ala. ---- Alabama A&M University has filled its position of Chief Information Officer (CIO). The recent hire will begin duties effective November 15.
New AAMU CIO Kimberley L. Logan earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Mississippi State University. Among her educational credentials are a B.A. degree in psychology; Master of Science degree in instructional technology education; and the Ph.D. degree in instructional technology education.
Dr. Logan has expanded her substantial information technology (IT) experience in her most recent position as director of academic computing and Blackboard
administrator at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., where since 2008 she played an integral IT role in curriculum design, program administration, evaluation instruction and policy development. While at Meharry, Logan also served as lecturer for a course on dental informatics, ably introducing medical students to biomedical informatics and electronic communication with patients.
Prior to her post at Meharry, Dr. Logan was instructional technology coordinator at Fisk University, also in Nashville. In this capacity, she oversaw the day-to-day operations of media services; provided instructional and assessment design support for faculty; and assisted in the evaluation of instructional design effectiveness. Additionally, Logan served as an adjunct instructor for a course on introduction to computing.
From 2000-2006, Dr. Logan was a computing consultant for Mississippi State University’s Information Technology Services/Enterprise Information Systems. She conducted monthly Banner system training, along with financial and human resources workshops; was responsible for the creation of Blackboard and WebCT courses for faculty and special projects; prepared manuals/training materials and created virtual workshops for faculty, staff and students; and numerous other functions.
Logan’s technological proficiencies include more than three dozen popular and intensive software applications. She is also proficient in creating multiple technology platforms using design and development theories.
- Jerome Saintjones