University of Wisconsin–Madison

Division of Information Technology

Focus areas

DoIT is organized into four areas of focus: University Mission, Core Services, Enterprise & Information Security Services and Business Services. Click below to see details on the departments and leaders in each area.

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University Mission

University Mission departments support the teaching, research and outreach mission of the University.

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Core Services

Core Services departments form the backbone for all university technology operations.

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Enterprise & Information Security Services

Two DoIT departments provide services that support the enterprise business systems and cybersecurity operations of the Division.

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Business Services

Three DoIT departments provide services that support the business operations of the Division.

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Notable DoIT Initiatives

IT Governance

IT Governance gives formal structure and process to IT decision-making about priorities, policies, budgets and effectiveness.

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IT Projects

IT project proposals now undergo a formal review process. This process minimizes duplication and maximizes cross-campus integration.

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Women in IT

UW Women in IT (WIT) develops strategies to improve the recruitment, retention and advancement of women working in IT on campus.

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CIO Campus Listening Tour

Members of the tech community provided invaluable feedback to new CIO Lois Brooks on the technology environment of the university.

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DoIT by the numbers

2,053

Faculty served by DoIT

16,321

University employees served by DoIT

41,150+

Students served by DoIT

~700

The number of DoIT employees

$100m

DoIT’s annual budget

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