Vice President for Information Technologies & Resources and Chief Information Officer at the University of Central Florida. As the university’s CIO, he has overall responsibility for Library, computing, networking, telecommunications, and space administration. The CIO develops and implements innovative information technology initiatives and enterprise IT systems in accordance with the university’s mission. Hartman was employed by Bradley University from 1967 to 1995, holding several information technology management positions, including CIO. Hartman has been an information technology consultant to both public and private sector organizations and has been active in the development of statewide education and research networks in Illinois and Florida. He has served and held offices on numerous state, regional, and national IT committees in areas including public broadcasting, distributed learning, and networking. Hartman graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Journalism and Communications and received his doctorate from the University of Central Florida.