Eric Hawley

Associate Vice President for Information Technology | Chief Information Officer

Eric Hawley is the Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Utah State University (USU). He also serves on the faculty at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business where he teaches courses in IT strategy and networking.

He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in education, a Masters degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), and a bachelors degree in Computer Engineering. Dr. Hawley’s attention is on the strategic and comprehensive restructuring of information systems, services, and policies focusing on improving the use and reputation of technology in achieving human goals. These efforts have created a successful unified approach to a broad range of information systems and services.

For these efforts Eric was recognized as the 2013 SearchCIO Enterprise IT Leader of the Year, among other awards. In addition to his executive roles, he enjoys teaching technology and change workshops, is often asked to present and keynotes regionally and nationally. He prefers being known simply as Eric, a happy father of five, who just happens to be able to explain a lot of acronyms.

To contact Eric, please call (435) 797-1134 or email Lisa Smith.

Eric Hawley, CIO