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Consortium Leadership Council (CLC)

Co-Chairs

  • Ana Hunsinger, Vice President of Community Engagement, Internet2

  • Deborah Dent, Ph.D., Chief Information Officer, Jackson State University

  • Damian Clarke, Ph.D., Chief Data Officer, Tennessee State University

  • Richard A. Aló, Ph.D., Dean, College of Science and Technology, Florida A&M University

  • Jim Bottum, CI Team Lead, American Indian Higher Education Consortium

  • Lawrence Williams, Director, Minority Serving - Cyberinfrastructure Consortium

CLC Members

  • Al Anderson, Chief Information Officer, Salish Kootenai College

  • Adebisi Oladipupo, Vice President of Technology and Chief Information Officer, Morgan State University

  • James (Joey) Brenn, Associate Vice President for Information Technology, Claflin University

  • Carl Robert (Bobby) Clark, Director, CCIT Procurement and Vendor Management, CCIT Internal Operations, Clemson University

  • Ming-Hsing Chiu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, and Program Coordinator, Computer Science Program, Dillard University

  • Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Ph.D., Professor, Heller School for Public Policy and Management, Brandeis University; founding Chief Executive Officer, WayMark Analytics

  • Henry (Tom) Jackson, Vice Chancellor, Information Technology Services & Chief Information Officer, North Carolina A&T State University

  • Leah Kraus, Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services, North Carolina Central University

  • Kylie Nash, Ph.D., Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services, Alabama A&M University

  • Urban Wiggins, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Decision Science and Visualization, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Participating Colleges, Universities & Organizations

Consortium Participants (AANAPISI, ANSI, HBCUs, NHSI, NASNI, TCUs, PDIs, HSIs)

  • Aaniiih Nakoda College (Harlem, MT, USA)

  • Alabama A&M University (Huntsville, AL, USA)

  • Alabama State University (Montgomery, AL, USA)

  • Albany State University (Albany, GA, USA)

  • Alcorn State University (Lorman, MS USA)

  • American Baptist College (Nashville, TN USA)

  • Barber-Scotia College (Concord, NC, USA)

  • Benedict College (Columbia, SC, USA)

  • Bennett College (Columbia, SC, USA)

  • Bethune-Cookman University (Daytona Beach, FL, USA)

  • Bishop State Community College (Mobile, AL, USA)

  • Bowie State University (Bowie, MD, USA)

  • California State University, Fresno (Fresno, CA, USA)

  • Cankdeska Cikana Community College (Fort Totten, ND USA)

  • Chicago State University (Chicago, IL, USA)

  • Claflin University (Orangeburg, SC, USA)

  • Clark-Atlanta University (Atlanta, GA, USA)

  • Denmark Technical College (Denmark, SC, USA)

  • Dillard University (New Orleans, LA, USA)

  • Elizabeth City State University (Elizabeth City, NC, USA)

  • Essex County College (Newark, NJ, USA)

  • Fayetteville State University (Fayetteville, NC, USA)

  • Fisk University (Nashville, TN, USA )

  • Florida A&M University (Tallahassee, FL USA)

  • Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL, USA)

  • Florida Memorial University (Miami Gardens, FL, USA)

  • Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College (Cloquet, MN, USA)

  • Grambling State University (Grambling, LA, USA)

  • Hampton University (Hampton, VA, USA)

  • Housatonic Community College (Bridgeport, CT, USA)

  • Houston Baptist University (Houston, TX, USA)

  • Jackson State University (Jackson, MS, USA)

  • Jarvis Christian College (Hawkins, TX, USA)

  • Johnson C. Smith University (Charlotte, NC, USA)

  • Knoxville College (Knoxville, TN, USA)

  • Langston University (Langston, OK, USA )

  • LeMoyne-Owen College (Memphis, TN, USA)

  • Little Big Horn College (Crow Agency, MO, USA)

  • Livingstone College (Salisbury, NC, USA)

  • Meharry Medical College (Nashville, TN, USA )

  • Mendocino-Lake Community College District (Ukiah, CA, USA)

  • Miles College (Fairfield, AL, USA)

  • Mississippi Valley State University (Itta Bena, MS, USA)

  • Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD, USA)

  • Morris College (Sumter, SC, USA)

  • Navajo Technical University (Crownpoint, NM, USA)

  • New Mexico State University (Las Cruces, NM, USA)

  • Norfolk State University (Norfolk, VA, USA)

  • North Carolina A&T State University (Greensboro, NC, USA)

  • North Carolina Central University (Durham, NC, USA)

  • Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ, USA)

  • Oxnard College (Oxnard, CA, USA)

  • Prairie Valley A&M University (Prairie View, TX, USA)

  • Saint Augustine’s University (Raleigh, NC, USA)

  • Salish Kootenai College (Pablo, MT, USA)

  • Shaw University (Raleigh, NC, USA)

  • South Carolina State University (Orangeburg, SC, USA)

  • Southern University at New Orleans (New Orleans, LA, USA)

  • Spellman College (Atlanta, GA, USA)

  • Stillman College (Tuscaloosa, AL, USA)

  • Taft College (Taft, CA, USA)

  • Tennessee State University (Nashville, TN, USA )

  • Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (Corpus Christi, TX, USA)

  • Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX, USA)

  • Tougaloo College (Jackson, MS, USA)

  • Turtle Mountain Community College (Belcourt, ND, USA)

  • Tuskegee University (Tuskegee, AL, USA)

  • University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ, USA)

  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (Pine Bluff, AR, USA)

  • University of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA, USA)

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Princess Anne, MD, USA)

  • University of Maryland, Baltimore Country (Baltimore, MD, USA)

  • University of Redlands (Redlands, CA, USA)

  • University of the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C., USA)

  • University of Virgin Islands (St. Croix, USA)

  • Virginia State University (Petersburg, VA, USA)

  • Virginia Union University (Richmond, VA, USA)

  • West Texas A&M University (Canyon, TX, USA)

  • Winston-Salem State University (Winston-Salem, NC, USA)

Consortium Partners

  • American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)

  • Arizona State University

  • Brandeis University

  • Clemson University

  • Colorado State University

  • CU Boulder

  • Earth Lab and ESIIL/CIRES, CU Boulder

  • Fordham University

  • Georgia Technical Institute

  • H·A ThirtyOne

  • Harvard Medical School

  • Indiana University

  • Internet2 *

  • Mars Hill University

  • MS-CC

  • NCSA / University of Illinois / Trusted CI

  • North Carolina State University

  • NTIA

  • Ohio Supercomputer Center

  • Oklahoma State University

  • Penn State

  • San Diego Supercomputer Center, UCSD

  • Southern Crossroads

  • UC Berkeley

  • UNC Greensboro

  • United Negro College Fund

  • University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

  • University of Delaware

  • University of Illinois at Chicago

  • University of Maryland, Baltimore Country

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke

  • University of Oklahoma

  • University of South Carolina

  • University of Southern Mississippi

  • University of Wisconsin

  • USC/ISI/CI Compass

  • WayMark Analytics

*-Principle Partner