University of Wisconsin–Madison

University mission

These DoIT departments focus on supporting the teaching, research and outreach mission of the University.

Academic Technology

DoIT Academic Technology supports instructors through a variety of services tailored to help strategize, design, develop and integrate technologies to improve learning outcomes.

Linda Jorn

Associate Vice Provost for Learning Technologies & Director of DoIT Academic Technology

Linda Jorn has a 24-year history partnering with higher education leaders to create campus-wide learning technology strategies, lead and manage learning technology services, implement institutional change management plans focused on learner success, and support team members’ professional development. She has served on over 40 higher education and national committees, published over 35 articles, delivered over 120 presentations, and received 19 grants in the area of learning technologies. Currently she is faculty for Australia’s CAUDIT Leadership Institute. Continue Reading University mission

Chief Technology Officer

The Chief Technology Officer supports the university in working toward a more flexible, cohesive and agile IT infrastructure to reduce complexity and modernize existing systems.

Todd Shechter

Chief Technology Officer

Todd leads the enterprise architecture functions for information technology at UW–Madison, developing the strategy and processes that enable the university to meet three overarching goals: to enable excellence and growth in teaching, research and community engagement; to drive quality and efficiency in university business operations; and to effectively manage cybersecurity and compliance risk. Continue Reading University mission

Research Cyberinfrastructure

Research Cyberinfrastructure provides and supports the technical capabilities needed to enable the work of UW–⁠Madison researchers, including physical systems, services and tools.

Jan Cheetham


Research Cyberinfrastructure Liaison

Jan has 18 years experience in IT, with a focus on serving researcher needs and advancing the cause of basic and applied research in higher education. Her background before working in IT includes research in cell biology/biochemistry and teaching introductory biology. Jan leads efforts within central IT to provide services and IT resources that empower UW-Madison researchers to achieve their research aspirations and vision. She has a BS in Zoology from University of Maryland College Park and a PhD in Biochemistry from UW–⁠Madison. Continue Reading University mission