Information Technology Services (ITS) offers a broad range of services designed to meet the computing, communications, and networking needs of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) faculty, staff and students. ITS provides:

  • products and services for the coordination of voice, video and data technologies;
  • support for the integration of multimedia into the curriculum; and
  • a single information technology support group for UNL—coordinating and supporting the needs of Teaching, Research, Outreach, and Administration.

ITS was formed in 1995 and was first headed by Kent Hendrickson, Associate Vice-Chancellor until February, 2008.

Information Technology Services Leadership & Teams

Within the UNL structure, Information Technology Services reports to the Office of the Chancellor.

UNL’s Chief Information Officer

Heath Tuttle portrait

Heath Tuttle

Assistant Vice President for ITS and Chief Information Officer

Heath Tuttle has served as Chief Information Officer since August 1, 2019. In this role, Tuttle reports jointly to the UNL chancellor and the vice president of information technology for the NU system.

Tuttle most recently served three years as the university’s assistant vice chancellor for information technology. While working to expand the institution’s compliment of IT systems, Tuttle led the university’s transition of cloud-based learning systems; implemented a campuswide student email system; guided the remodeling and technology upgrades in 150 general purpose classrooms; and managed an annual budget of $7 million.

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Campus Leadership

Campus chief information officers at UNL (Heath Tuttle) and UNK (Jane Petersen) and their teams report to Bret Blackman, Vice President for Information Technology for the University of Nebraska system and is also the UNO Chief Information Officer. Both UNL and UNK CIOs will also maintain current campus reporting relationships through a dotted line model.

Learn more about the NU ITS Leadership Team

About the OneIT Initiative

Information Technology Services has aligned into a single, unified IT operation serving our campuses in a more cohesive and collaborative manner.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is currently integrating with Nebraska Medicine, and will work very closely as part of the OneIT Initiative on procurement and standardized technologies.

Learn more about the OneIT Initiative


Information Technology Services leads, coordinates and operates a number of enterprise IT services and initiatives.  For more information, look through our Service Catalog.

Administration Contact Information

Telephone: (402) 472-4242
Fax: (402) 472-5280
Mail: 413 Love Library, Lincoln, NE 68588-0496