WFU named to 'CIO 100'

By Cheryl Walker
June 15, 2006

Wake Forest University has been named a recipient of the 2006 CIO 100 Award by CIO magazine. The annual award program recognizes organizations around the world for operational and strategic excellence in information technology.

The 2006 CIO 100 awards will be presented in San Diego Aug. 22 during the annual CIO 100 Symposium and Awards Ceremony.

Wake Forest, known for its innovative uses of technology in higher education, was recognized for its overall vision of an "integrated digital campus," including the implementation of its high-speed wireless network, mobile computing pilot programs, and continued development of technology student programs.

"It is a great honor for Wake Forest to be recognized for our efforts to prepare our campus for the next generation in mobile computing," said Jay Dominick, assistant vice president and chief information officer. "This award is confirmation of the university's leading position in the use of technology in support of teaching, learning and research."

Award winners will be profiled in the Aug. 15 issue of CIO magazine.