FAMU names Seniors chief information officer

Robert Seniors

Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson announced Robert T. Seniors as chief information officer associate vice president (CIO/AVP) for Information Technology Services effective last Friday. Seniors, who previously had served in a similar role, will report directly to Robinson. 

A computer science graduate of FAMU, Seniors joined the university in 1997 as a coordinator of technology in the then-School of General Studies. The following year, he moved to the Office of University Planning and Analysis as a specialist of computer systems control. After a stint as director of technology, Seniors was promoted to vice president for Information Technology and CIO in 2007.  

Since 2011, Seniors has served as the associate director for Instructional Technology, helping to facilitate the academic technological needs of faculty, staff, and students.  In that position, Seniors played a key role in helping the university rapidly transition to 100 percent remote instruction at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic during spring break 2020.  

The task included ensuring faculty, students and staff had the technology, training and 24-7 support to move to successfully move to remote learning.  

It was also announced that Ronald Henry II has been named associate director Instructional Technology in the Division of Academic Affairs. Henry had served as AVP ITS/CIO in the Division of Finance and Administration.