Technology and student support are cornerstones of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), so when the school was named America's "top wired college" earlier this year, Chief Information Officer Sally Jackson knew the institution's investments had paid dividends.

"You like the attention when people recognize one of your own greatest strengths," said Jackson, who has been CIO for more than a year and is a graduate of the university. "It's our goal to remain No. 1, and we want to provide the best, richest, highest-tech environment that we can to support the programs that make this university what it is."



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