As the Chief Information Officer, Minton leads a universitywide strategy for information technology and oversees the delivery of current and new IT systems and services. She contributes to the development of overarching strategies for computing resources with universitywide oversight and support across the university’s campuses and missions of teaching, learning, research and patient care.
An accomplished leader and information technology professional with deep expertise in health care and biomedical research technology, Minton previously led the IT function at University of Oregon with oversight of the development and execution of information technology strategy, operations and investments, as well as leadership of Information Services, the central IT organization for the university. Minton also served as director of business operations and technical support services in the central IT organization of Oregon Health & Science University. In this role, she led one of five divisions within the information technology group for the highly ranked academic medical center with education, research and healthcare missions, an operating budget of $3.9 billion, and 18,500 staff, faculty and researchers.
A graduate of the University of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, Minton also earned a master’s degree in management and organizational leadership from Warner Pacific College. She was selected as a fellow and completed the IT Leadership Program of the Northwest Academic Computing Consortium, for which she also served as a member of the board of directors. She also is a founding member and former treasurer of Link Oregon. Minton currently serves on the advisory boards for Educause and Internet2.