Patti Barney
Vice President, Information Technology
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Cypress Creek Admin Center
(954) 201-5523

Reports to:
Senior VP for Administrative S
Teaching Credentials :
Associate In Science
Computer Science Education
Broward College

Associate Of Arts
Comp Systems Sci: Data Process
Broward College

Bachelor Of Prof Studies

Barry University

Master Of Science
Information Studies
Florida State University

Biography Information :
Patti Barney serves as the vice president for information technology and institutional effectiveness. She has 28 years of progressively responsible experience at the college. She is responsible for the collegewide strategic technology plan, has district-wide responsibility for all technology infrastructure, enterprise applications, telecommunications, desktop computing, web services, institutional research, planning and effectiveness and supports instructional technology at the college.

VP Barney earned several associate degrees from Broward, a bachelor's degree from Barry University and a master's degree in library and information studies from Florida State University.

She traveled to Asia with a team to deploy and implement transparent student support services at the Center for American Education. The purpose of the visit was to prepare the Center for accreditation by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The program went through a successful accreditation process, and provides students the option to complete their general education classes in Singapore, and then transfer to a U.S. university or college to complete a bachelor's degree. In 2010 she was selected to serve on the SACS on-site visiting team for Midland College in Texas.

VP Barney is leading an effort to integrate planning, budgeting, assessment and evaluation by creating an online effectiveness framework that will be used to institutionalize continuous improvement at the college. VP Barney serves as an executive committee member and vice chair of the Florida Community College Software Consortium. She is a member of the iCoast CIO Council and OneBroward Board of Directors. She is also a founding member of the SAS Community College Customer Advisory Council(CCCAC) where she promotes Broward's strategy on institutional intelligence nationally. Under Barney's leadership, Broward recently received the Software-AG Innovation and Excellence award and was named one of the top ten Digital Community Colleges according to the Center for Digital Education. She has been named a Distinguished Alumna of the college, and continues to pursue her passion for enhancing teaching and learning through the use of technology.

Internet and Research Links
CIO Magazine
Florida Community College Software Consortium
Florida Department of Education
University Business Magazine


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