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Rita Clifford

Executive Director IT Student Solutions and Enterprise Reporting (ITSSER)

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Rita Clifford serves as executive director of IT Enterprise Solutions, an organization that focuses on building productive customer relationships and aligning IT services and solutions to meet mission-critical enterprise business objectives. Clifford directs business intelligence services, IT solution-requirements analysis and implementation, product management, and strategy development efforts.

Clifford has 26 years of experience in higher education information technology and administration, with the majority of that time at Purdue University. Her career includes significant accomplishments in enterprise portfolio management; business relationship management and IT governance; directing projects and teams for the development, implementation and management of solutions; and leading organizational change.

Rita earned her Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology from Purdue University. Her professional achievements include Business Relationship Management certification, serving as a leadership member of Purdue's University Innovation Alliance and Boiler Success team, and co-chairing the Women in IT Leadership Program. Clifford also served as the chair and vice chair of the Administrative and Professional Advisory Committee.