Michele Norin

Vice President for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer

As the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Ms. Norin is responsible for providing strategic leadership in the development and use of information technology in support of the University's vision for excellence in research, teaching, outreach, and lifelong learning.  She advocates for productive interaction among central and departmental information-technology units, as well as effective integration of technology into University teaching, research, and administration. Ms. Norin serves as the spokesperson for IT-related information, policies and strategies; provides oversight for IT-related strategic planning; leads efforts in maximizing IT security through policy, proactive, and enforcement; serves as the lead administrator on the Technology Oversight Committee of ABOR, thus providing linkage of University of Arizona to the Arizona University System; provides leadership oversight in the development of major administrative systems; and is connected statewide and nationally with IT organizations and initiatives.

Ms. Norin has a Bachelor's degree in MIS and a Master's degree in Educational Leadership.  She has been at the University of Arizona since 1989 and in Tucson since 1985.

Related Links:
Office of the CIO
UITS (University Information Technology Services)
Information Security Office


Phone: 520.621.5972
Email: norin@arizona.edu

Assistant: Debbie Catten
Executive Associate
Phone: 520.621.2300
Email: dcatten@email.arizona.edu