Every healthy organization must continually review its goals and operational philosophies for achieving success. As information technology (IT) is a strategic component in reaching Purdue's institutional goals, this enterprise function must find its balance in leadership, service, partnerships, and fiscal responsibility. A strategically balanced campus-wide information technology plan will both drive and support innovative and cutting-edge initiatives that position faculty, staff, students, and other University constituents to achieve the goals of today and tomorrow.
Purdue University's Campus Information Technology Plan (CITP), is a three-year plan that was implemented May 1, 2010 under the leadership of Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Gerry McCartney. The CITP was created in response to Purdue's Sustaining New Synergies Information Technology review.
Purdue's Campus Information Technology Plan involves all areas on the West Lafayette campus and has three main components: