Marin Stanek is the Assistant Vice Chancellor for IT, Deputy CIO and Director of Academic Technology for the University of Colorado Boulder, providing university-wide strategic leadership in the areas of academic technology, IT services and support, and IT infrastructure. Working closely with the Associate Vice Chancellor for IT and CIO, Marin leads the Office of Information Technology (OIT) in providing effective IT services and support to fulfill the research and academic mission of a R1 university surrounded by seven national labs. Focused on using IT to enhance connections and create communities, she utilizes her knowledge of IT and higher education to create solutions that support the success of faculty, students and staff.
Marin has led CU Boulder’s IT strategic planning efforts since 2002 and has a strong commitment to continuous improvement through use of analytics and metrics to enhance student success efforts. Her work significantly contributed to developing the campus-wide digital accessibility strategy, including policy, remediation efforts and ongoing services and support. She manages the daily operations of the Office of Information Technology and serves on a variety of executive and planning committees.
Marin has worked in higher education for 20 years and has a BA in Political Economics from Colorado College and a MA and PhD in Higher Education Administration and Leadership from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has also worked at Colorado State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Extension as well as holding positions in private industry at Newell Rubbermaid and Hauser Chemical.