Dr. Brad Hough Appointed Chief Information Officer at Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs
May 4, 2012
Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs President George A. Goodman, DC, FICC, has announced the appointment of Brad Hough, PhD, to the newly created position of chief information officer at the school. In this position, Dr. Hough will be responsible for maintaining an integrated, efficient, sustainable and responsive program of information systems, technologies and services for Logan including infrastructure support services for academic, research and administrative computing, distance education, intercampus communication services and security. He is also part of the President's Cabinet.
Dr. Hough brings 18 years of professional experience in information technology, audiovisual services, institutional research, instructional design, distance learning, product development, sales and marketing, and customer support. Dr. Hough most recently served as vice president of product management at Three Rivers Systems, Inc, a leading provider of administrative software for higher education. From 2000 to 2006, he was CIO at Covenant Theological Seminary, where he oversaw administrative and academic technology, and chaired the Distance Learning Faculty Oversight Committee. Prior to that time, he was a research and teaching assistant at Vanderbilt University's Department of Teaching and Learning.
"Dr. Hough's addition as chief information officer takes Logan to a higher level in information technology management," said Dr. Goodman. "We welcome his leadership at Logan in this critically important area."
"I am delighted to be a part of such a technologically sophisticated institution and have the opportunity to work closely with the Logan administration, staff and faculty to leverage technology to accelerate progress toward the institution's goals," Dr. Hough said.
As chief information officer, Dr. Hough's other responsibilities include development and functional implementation of the institution's IT security policy and standards across the system; anticipating advances in information technology (IT) in higher education; understanding the needs of a broad community of scholars and learners; leading the system in establishing appropriate IT responses to constantly changing needs; responsibility for the implementation of the IT Strategic Plan; and the implementation of best practices for policies regarding legal compliance and effective risk management. His direct reports include system-level IT/IS Directors for information technology, information services, help desk, distance education technology, assessment center technology, and electronic medical records technology.