Duquesne’s Chuck Bartel Named Chief Information Officer of the Year by Pittsburgh Technology Council

Duquesne University's Chuck Bartel was named the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Year for Education by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group.

Bartel, who joined Duquesne as assistant vice president and CIO in August 2014, is responsible for the overall management and strategic planning for all university IT services including administrative computing, centralized infrastructure, and a variety of technology support services including enterprise reporting, telecommunications services and information security.

"It is an honor to be selected by my peers for this prestigious award, but the credit goes to our incredible Computing and Technology Services team for all the work they do in support of our great university," Bartel said. "I appreciate the support of our administration in helping us to achieve our goals."

A ceremony to honor the region's top technology executives who work in industry, non-profit and academia for their innovation and creativity was held recently at the Westin Convention Center Hotel, Downtown. More than 650 people attended.

At the awards, nominees were recognized in seven categories according to company size along with an education and nonprofit category.

"Pittsburgh is home to some of the brightest tech minds in the world leading technology strategies across companies of all sizes and industries," said Pittsburgh Technology Council President and CEO Audrey Russo.

Prior to joining Duquesne, Bartel, of Robinson, was Director of Global IT Services (GITS) at Carnegie Mellon University having previously held the positions of Director of Operations and Director of Network Services.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering technology from Thomas A. Edison State College and a master's degree in public management from Carnegie Mellon University.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim. 

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