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

Mark Askren, CIO

Mark Askren
Vice President for Information Technology for the University of Nebraska

ITS is led by Mark Askren, Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

Campus Leadership

Campus chief information officers at UNO (Bret Blackman) and UNK (Deb Schroeder) and their teams report to Mark Askren, Vice President for Information Technology for the University of Nebraska system and is also the UNL Chief Information Officer. Both UNO 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 68583-0496