Jane Livingston appointed as new Notre Dame vice president, chief information officer

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Jane Livingston, chief information officer and associate vice president at Florida State University, has been appointed vice president for information technology and CIO at the University of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame Executive Vice President Shannon Cullinan said, “Jane’s depth of knowledge, vast experience at major research universities, innovative mindset and ability to create high-performing teams propelled her to the top of a pool of extraordinary candidates.”

Livingston succeeds John Gohsman, who retired in September, and Ron Kraemer, who served as Notre Dame’s CIO from 2010 to 2018 and stepped in on an interim basis during this academic year.

I am delighted and honored to be joining the Notre Dame community,” Livingston said, “I am grateful for the outstanding leadership of both Ron and John, who have built an exceptional OIT culture and organization.”

Livingston has more than 20 years of experience in higher education IT leadership positions.

At Florida State, she directed a division of more than 400 employees and was responsible for the university’s IT strategy, policies and services with a focus on digital transformation, organizational development and operational excellence.

She is a graduate of Syracuse University with a master’s degree in information management, and she earned her bachelor’s degree in history and women’s studies from Wichita State University.

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