Tracy Futhey

Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

Since 2002, Tracy Futhey has presided over Duke’s information technology endeavors and led the Office of Information Technology ( She is a leader in using commercial technologies to create and disseminate digital course materials, including collaboration with industry partners in the development of education-related services such as iTunesU and the use of technology to enable distant collaboration.

Under Futhey’s leadership, Duke’s IT capabilities now extend to a global network, including delivery of technology services to Duke Kunshan University and other international programs and sites. She has also influenced the higher education technology landscape regionally and nationally, leading the introduction of the nation’s first national research and education optical network and as an active member of numerous regional and national higher education organizations.

Futhey serves on various industry advisory councils for Fortune 100 technology companies and has been awarded National Science Foundation grants supporting cyber-infrastructure deployment and the adoption of software-defined networks.

Before Duke, Futhey spent 17 years at Carnegie Mellon University, where she rose to the position of chief information officer and oversaw projects in mobile and location-based computing. She holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics with a computer science concentration and a master's degree in industrial administration, both from Carnegie Mellon.

Academic Leadership

Dean, School of Medicine
Dean, Fuqua School of Business
Dean of the Graduate School/Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment
Dean, School of Nursing & Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs
Dean, Divinity School
Dean, Pratt School of Engineering
Dean, Sanford School of Public Policy
Dean, School of Law
Dean of Arts and Sciences
Dean and Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education
Vice Provost, Faculty Diversity and Faculty Development
Vice Provost for Library Affairs
Vice Provost for the Arts
Executive Vice Provost for Finance and Administration
Vice President and Vice Provost, Global Strategy and Programs
Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies
Vice Provost for Duke Kunshan University and China Initiatives
Vice Provost and Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative
Vice Provost for Research
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

University Administration

Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President, Administration
Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Vice President, Student Affairs
Vice President, Facilities
Vice President, Office for Institutional Equity
Vice President and University Secretary
Vice President, Public Affairs and Government Relations
Vice President, Alumni Affairs and Development
Vice President, Finance
Vice President and Director of Athletics
Vice President, Durham and Regional Affairs
President, DUMAC