Information Systems Department - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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The Information Systems (IS) department is responsible for providing design, installation, and support for all information technology projects for the College-Institute.

The IS department promotes IT solutions that improve the teaching, learning, research, and administrative environment of the College-Institute.

The Chief Technology Officer, John Bruggeman, provides the vision and leadership in information technology necessary to advance the College-Institute’s mission and strategic plan. The mission of the CTO is to offer direction and support for the effective application and integration of information technology to improve the teaching, learning, research, and administrative environment.

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Technology Usage Policy

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) is committed to encouraging our students and staff to embrace the world of technology, exploring its uses and benefits to achieve our shared and individual goals. As an institution of higher education, we have a responsibility to provide these essential resources; as users, you have an obligation to operate and manage this equipment in an efficient, ethical and legal manner. Users of the HUC-JIR computer facilities are expected to abide by the following policies, which are intended to preserve the utility and flexibility of the computer system, protect the work of students, staff, and faculty, and preserve the right to access networks to which HUC-JIR is connected. Read more

IT Staff

Mark Jennings
New York
T.J. Williams
Los Angeles
Andrew Durbin