Eastern Michigan University Chief Information Officer Ron Woody named to EdScoop 50 Awards

YPSILANTI --  Eastern Michigan University Chief Information Officer Ron Woody has been named to the EdScoop 50 Awards, which honors the top information technology leaders in higher education. Woody has directed the University’s Division of Information Technology for five years and has worked at the University for 22 years. He is also a graduate of Eastern Michigan University, with a Bachelor of Science in secondary education.

Ron Woody

The awards, in their first year, honor the most influential people in the higher education technology community, along with the most innovative projects that make a positive impact across universities.

“The EdScoop 50 Awards are all about recognizing the higher education community in a new way,” said Jake Williams, the vice president of content and community of StateScoop and EdScoop. “Institutions have been forever changed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and these awards recognize the class of leaders who lead that change and are charting the path forward for universities.”

This year’s winners represent 40 institutions, two university systems, seven private sector companies, and one professional organization. From large public universities to community colleges, the awards recognize people and projects at several different sizes and geographically across the entire country.

For more information about the awards and the full list of winners, please visit the EdScoop Awards website

About Eastern Michigan University
Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 14,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and its graduate school. National publications regularly recognize EMU for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. Visit the University’s rankings and points of pride websites to learn more. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website. To stay up to date on University news, activities and announcements, visit EMU Today.

November 07, 2022

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Walter Kraft

Melissa Thrasher