Author Profile

Paige Francis | Associate Chief Information Officer, University of Arkansas

Current Position and Past Experience
Paige Francis is the Associate Chief Information Officer at the University of Arkansas, a position she took on in 2016. This followed four years as Chief Information Officer of Fairfield University.

Prior to this, Paige was the Associate Vice President of Information Technology and the Chief Information Officer at Northwest Arkansas Community College.

Paige has also served as the Manager of Web Systems/Marketing at Thomson and as a Web Team Developer at Dave and Buster’s Inc.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Paige received her Bachelors degree from the University of Arkansas in 1997. In 2005, she completed her Masters in Computer Information Systems at the University of Phoenix.

Paige is the winner of the 2014 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders Award and was named one of the top 50 most social CIOs in Higher Education.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Paige’s passion outside of being a wife and mom is education. She is the PTA treasurer for her children’s elementary school, serves on her town’s PTSA Council and advocates for technology and its impact on process, efficiency and effectiveness.

Connect
Paige Francis can be found on LinkedInand on Twitter @CIOPaige.
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