Chief Information Officer
Heath Tuttle has served as Chief Information Officer since August 1, 2019. In this role, Tuttle reports jointly to the UNL chancellor and the vice president of information technology for the NU system.
Tuttle most recently served three years as the university’s assistant vice chancellor for information technology. While working to expand the institution’s compliment of IT systems, Tuttle led the university’s transition of cloud-based learning systems; implemented a campuswide student email system; guided the remodeling and technology upgrades in 150 general purpose classrooms; and managed an annual budget of $7 million.
His other campus roles have included: interim director of institutional effectiveness and analytics; director and assistant director of academic technologies; coordinator of the Technology Transforming Teaching initiative; and instructional technology specialist. Tuttle started his career as a teacher in both high school and college before transitioning into information technology.
Tuttle is a Husker alumnus, having earned a doctorate in instructional technology and online learning in 2012. He received a Bachelor of Science (secondary education) from Chadron State College in 1995 and a Master of Arts (organizational development) from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2000.