Kimberley Marshall, PhD
Vice President for Information Technology
and Chief Information Officer
Kimberley Marshall, PhD, vice president and chief information officer for Morehouse College, is an experienced leader and expert in multiple sectors of the information technology field. She has a background in higher education and over 20 years of experience as both an instructor and as an administrator at six different colleges and universities in the southeastern United States.
Dr. Marshall is noted for her work leading pivotal strategic initiatives and for her success in integrating technology platforms by leveraging diverse design and development theories. Her expertise includes oversight of information technology planning; implementation of policies and programming to improve network infrastructures; and managing network security and informational systems.
In just a few years at Morehouse, Dr. Marshall has saved the college nearly $1 million by renegotiating preexisting contracts and has generated additional cost reductions by migrating the school to a virtualized server environment. She has also dramatically increased network uptime from 60% to 99.9%.
Dr. Marshall is a proud alumna of Mississippi State University, where she completed all of her undergraduate studies and post-graduate work and earned her Bachelor of Arts in psychology, a Master of Science in instructional technology education, and a Ph.D. in instructional technology education with work in community college leadership.
Dr. Marshall is a member of professional organizations including the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) and the Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges (CLAC-CIOS). She is a former member of InfraGard and Leadership Huntsville/Madison County Alumni, Class 31, as well as a former board member of the Alabama Supercomputer Authority and the former treasurer and a former board member of the Women’s Business Center of North Alabama. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated.
Speeches, Interviews, and Presentations
The Neural Network of any Education System
An educational institution is like a mini-city. How do you account for all the technology required to make it all function and work seamlessly both around campus and in the classroom? What is the power dynamic of the primary technology leader? And has anything shifted due to the current pandemic? Those are some serious questions, Let's figure out "How it All Werks."
The #NewNormal in Higher Ed: Doing More with Less
Dr. Kimberley Marshall, vice president of information technology Services and Chief Information Officer at Morehouse College, talks to Tambellini's Raechelle Clemmons about the rise in demand for IT services at a time when resources are constrained, and shares strategies for ways institutions can stretch their IT dollar to do more with less.
Selected Media and News
Read: The Student-Centered College — a CIO Perspective
How technology is helping meet student needs in the wake of COVID-19
The Chronicle of Higher Education