Our Leadership

LIT is UW-Stout's steward of technology in support of education committed to providing and maintaining secure, high-quality, reliable, and flexible solutions.
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Sue TraxlerSue Traxler
Chief Information Officer 

Learning and Information Technology (LIT) is a support organization dedicated to providing efficient and effective state-of-the-art learning and information technology solutions and services to students, faculty, and staff for instruction, administration, and public service in support of the University's mission.

Dan DunbarDan Dunbar
Director of Telecommunications & Networking 

The Telecommunications and Networking (T&N) team serves UW-Stout's academic community by providing desktop management of campus computers and computer labs, network file storage, email, management and deployment of campus and lab-specific desktop software, server management services for departments, and authentication services. In addition, T&N provides the campus voice and data network.

Jeff OhvallJeff Ohvall
Director of Enterprise Information Systems

Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) provides administrative data and enterprise resource planning (ERP) services, including PeopleSoft (Campus Solutions) student information system application development, support and maintenance; data warehouse and reporting development; campus website technical support and operation, support and administration of servers for the UW-Stout community.

Kelly HoylandKelly Hoyland
Learning and Client Technology Services

Learning & Client Technology Services (LCTS) is the first level of contact for most Learning & Information Technology services, including help desk functions and instructional technology support. LCTS serves help desk functions via telephone, web, email, onsite, and walk in support of campus systems, software, and hardware. In addition, LCTS provides technical and logistical support for the eStout student laptop program. LCTS also serves as an instructional technology center focusing on teaching and learning for instructors of the UW-Stout teaching community. Offering a range of services, LCTS partners with faculty to provide expertise, training and support to assist instructors in incorporating instructional technology into their teaching practice and creating technology-enhanced instructional materials. LCTS is proud to include the Student Technological Assistance and Resources organization (STAR), a self-managed student organization that performs numerous invaluable services in support of campus technology.

Heidi CatlinHeidi Catlin
IT Training and Communication Coordinator

Communication and training are key components in the successful delivery of technology services. The LIT department works to ensure that IT service and project communications between our department and the campus community are accurate, consistent, timely and responsive to the needs of intended audiences. In addition, the department coordinates training for staff and faculty on a variety of supported hardware, software and services and helps develop technology documentation that meets the unique needs and expectations of all learners.

Mike DodorMike Dodor
Information Security Officer

The Information Security Office (ISO) provides security analysis, consultation, education, and guidance related to UW-Stout's information assets and information technology environment. Services provided by the ISO team include incident response, forensic data analysis, security assessments and evaluations of penetration testing, vulnerability scanning across university networks and attached systems, security awareness and training programs, technical vulnerabilities, advice on security trends and approved best practices.