Curtis A. Carver Jr., Ph.D.Vice President for Information Technology / Chief Information Officer
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dr. Curtis Carver was named Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer in June 2015, following a national search. In this role as servant leader and enabler of others, he leads a team of dedicated professionals who support UAB’s mission by providing world-class IT solutions with a focus on innovation, agility, and cost efficiency.
A senior leader in higher education information technology, Dr. Carver came to UAB from his position as vice chancellor and chief information officer for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, having previously held key leadership positions at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Dr. Carver earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and his master’s degree and doctorate in computer science from Texas A&M University. Throughout his career, he has received numerous national and international honors and awards for military, teaching, and research excellence. Dr. Carver is a frequent keynote speaker and has published extensively.