Peter J. Murray, PhD

Peter J. Murray, PhDPeter J. Murray, PhD
Chief Information Officer and Vice President

Peter J. Murray is the chief information officer (CIO) and vice president for information technology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

Murray has been in this position for nearly 14 years. He oversees the operations of the Center for Information Technology Services, which implements and supports academic and administrative technologies, including human resources, payroll, finance, email, research and teaching and learning systems, as well as telecommunications, Web application development, and the campus network infrastructure. Murray also is responsible for overseeing and coordinating campuswide information technology planning, including policies, committees, and the overall strategy for the University.

Before joining UMB, Murray was the vice provost for information technologies and chief information officer for Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Murray was CIO at that university for nearly eight years.

From 1985 to 1992, he worked for the State University of New York (SUNY) at the Central Administration headquarters. There he was responsible for managing information systems and research projects for the 64 colleges and universities in the SUNY system.

He holds a PhD in educational administration and policy studies from the University at Albany, SUNY, a certificate of advanced standing from the University at Albany, and a master's of science from SUNY Plattsburgh. Murray received his bachelor of arts in economics from Middlebury College.