Mission Statement

Information Technology is a unique collaboration dedicated to computing and instructional technology support for the SUNY Buffalo State community. Through the creative ideas and unique talents of each employee, Information Technology will provide timely, professional expertise to support innovation, teaching & learning, research, and other strategic goals of the campus. We strive to create an atmosphere conducive to academic growth and success, to lead technology initiatives, and to respect and accommodate the diverse needs of our scholarly community.


Vision Statement

Information Technology believes technology and information are crucial components of an active, modern society. Serving as a foundation, Information Technology will inspire and collaborate with the Buffalo State community to embrace technological advancement while instilling values toward lifelong learning. Through leadership and professional enrichment, Information Technology will advance the campus toward a 21st century global mindset about computing and information technologies.


Information Technology will be an energized, collaborative, cohesive team which, through creativity and innovation, fulfills the evolving educational and technological needs of the campus. We will act and communicate in a friendly, open, transparent manner while remaining dedicated to achieving our goals.


Values & Philosophies

People: Information Technology endeavors to provide the highest quality of service by being innovative, flexible and proactive. Furthermore, we support the ongoing growth and development of our students, faculty, and staff.

Respect: Information Technology treats people, organizations, and the community at large with dignity, regardless of background, abilities or beliefs. Information Technology strives to listen to and fully understand the needs of our diverse campus community.

Honesty: Information Technology faculty and staff are sincere and genuine, engaging in a manner that builds mutual trust and approachability.

Cooperation: Information Technology promotes an environment of working together to achieve common goals.

Collaboration: Information Technology fosters a culture of mutual assistance, working with the college community toward the best solutions and outcomes.

Communication: Information Technology facilitates transparency and the free exchange of information and ideas within itself and the Buffalo State community.

Integrity: Information Technology faculty and staff exhibit professionalism within their careers. They excel and outperform within their fields of expertise, enabling them to lead Buffalo State toward new technologies and educational practices.

Empowerment: Information Technology has confidence in the ability of its members to make decisions which best benefit the college community, while staying true to our values.

Innovation: Information Technology accepts the challenges of new methods, ideas, and technology to advance the Buffalo State experience.

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