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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES


The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Administrator Profile

KATHRYN F GATES

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
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300 POWERS
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7206
Joined UM: 09/15/1988

Areas of Expertise

  • ACADEMIC COMPUTING
  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
  • COMPUTER DATABASES
  • COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
  • ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • INTERNET
  • SAP, STUDENT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT
  • TECHNOLOGY AND HIGHER EDUCATION
  • WEB PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES
  • WEB TO DATABASE

Brief Bio

Kathryn F. Gates is the Chief Information Officer at the University of Mississippi (UM) and served as the project manager for UM's Campus Management implementation. Prior professional experiences include working as a software developer for AT&T Bell Laboratories, as a technical consultant for the Mississippi Center for Supercomputing Research, and as the Director of Academic Computing and Enterprise Applications at UM. Gates received M.S. degrees in Mathematics and Computer and Information Science from The Ohio State University and the Ph.D. degree in Engineering Science from the University of Mississippi. Gates is active in EDUCAUSE, Internet2, and SAP HERUG and is involved in many initiatives related to technology and higher education. Current areas of focus include SOA architectures, mobile computing, that interface with SAP.

Degrees

MS
MATHEMATICS
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY/ COLUMBUS, OHIO (1985)
MS
COMPUTER SCIENCE
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY/ COLUMBUS, OHIO (1986)
PHD
ENGINEERING SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1998)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
Early Childhood Reading/Tech Res Grp
Other Kind of Committee
Faculty Activity Report Task Force
Task Force
Instant Response Team (IRT)
Other Kind of Committee
University Standing Committee
UM News App Committee
Ad Hoc Committee
Web Planning Committee
Ad Hoc Committee

Awards

Staff Council Award - EEO1
2005