Alley Named Head of Technology for Nevada Higher Education

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LAS VEGAS – Chancellor James E. Rogers announced today the selection of Dr. Lee Alley as the Nevada System of Higher Education’s new vice chancellor for technology.

Alley, who is currently the chief information officer for the South Dakota University System, will start September 1 at a salary of $155,000.

“Lee Alley brings an outstanding record of leadership and integrity to the System,” said Rogers. “As we undergo the challenges of implementing the Integrated Information Technology project, we will be counting on Lee’s experience to guide System Computing Services in the years ahead.”

Alley has been with the South Dakota University System since 2001 and previously served as a senior manager for higher education technology strategy consulting with KPMG Peat Marwick (now BearingPoint) from 1997-2001. He was also the founder and president of WorldCLASS Strategies, LLC, a higher education technology consulting firm.

Alley holds a Ph.D. in management systems and an M.S. in computer science from the University of Nebraska. He also earned an M.S. in physics and a B.S. in mathematics and physics from Central Missouri State University.

System Computing Services provides information technology leadership and System-wide technology services to the NSHE in support of its instructional, research and service missions. SCS is organized into three functional areas, with more than 100 employees, to address System-wide information services, telecommunications and customer services: Applications and Technical Services, responsible for management information systems, software support, and computer operations; Network Services, responsible for statewide telecommunications development and operation; and Customer Services, responsible for SCS customer services in coordination with campus support services and for support of external relations.

The Nevada System of Higher Education, comprising two doctoral-granting universities, a state college, four comprehensive community colleges and one environmental research institute, serves the educational and job training needs of the nation’s fastest growing state. As Nevada’s only system of higher education, the NSHE provides educational opportunities to more than 100,000 students.