Keith W. McIntosh has served as the vice president for Information Services and chief information officer (CIO) at the University of Richmond since August 1, 2016. He leads a 74-person team and is responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic development of the University’s Information Services organization. Mr. McIntosh brings more than 30 years of experience in information technology services within higher education and the military. Prior to joining the University of Richmond, he was the CIO at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, CIO at Pima County Community College District in Tucson, Arizona, and held various progressive leadership and management positions within information technology during his distinguished 24.5 years of service in the United States Air Force including a combat tour in Northern Iraq.
Mr. McIntosh earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in information technology management from Trident University International, a B.S. in management information systems from Bellevue University, and an A.A.S. in information systems technology from the Community College of the Air Force. He is a Frye Leadership Institute Fellow and has served in numerous leadership roles within EDUCAUSE. Mr. McIntosh is an accomplished speaker, author, and thought leader. He was elected by his peers to the EDUCAUSE Board of Directors in 2017. He currently serves on the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Board of Directors making him the first CIO to do so and the first person to serve on both NACUBO and EDUCAUSE Boards. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies (CHECS) and serves on the Leadership Board for CIOs. He was appointed by the Governor of Virginia to serve on the Virginia War Memorial Board starting July 1, 2017. He was the inaugural recipient of the EDUCAUSE Rising Star Award in 2011.