About the Department of IT

The Department of Information Technology promotes student success through the creative and efficient use of information technology that supports teaching and learning, administration, and research at all of Fairmont State's campuses. The IT department manages administrative and academic computing, identity management and security, telecommunications, and the Fairmont State network.


  • Entrepreneurship – supporting creative and innovative initiatives
  • Trust - inspiring confidence in a person in whom responsibility or authority is placed
  • Respect - having esteem for the worth, value, and excellence of our people
  • Integrity - adhering to the highest standards
  • Transparency - establishing visible foundations for decisions and plans
  • Collaboration - working together to enhance services across campus and beyond
  • Customer-focused solution - focusing on providing solutions that meet the needs of all stakeholders

Joy Hatch

Vice President for Information Technology/CIO


Colton Griffin

Deputy CIO of Information Technology


Tina Malcomb

Administrative Assistant to VP/CIO


George Herrick

Manager, Strategic Operations