Information Technology

Information Technology partners with the WPI community on a global scale to meet academic, research, campus life, and administrative needs for technology and access, and promotes innovation with a long-term view. IT delivers an advanced technology infrastructure, security and access management, data systems and integration for decision support, user-centric support services, and a robust IT governance process.


VP for Information Technology and CIO

Patty Patria

Patty Patria is the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at WPI. She is an innovative, strategic thinker with 15+ years of experience in higher education, collaborating with faculty, students, and staff to envision and implement transformative solutions. She is responsible for providing strategic leadership in long-term and short-term planning, managing administrative and academic technology, and proving oversight for the management of security, networks, help desk, web applications, administration applications, identity management and research computing. 

Patty holds a Master in Business Administration from Suffolk University. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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A portal for the WPI community to access critical academic and business tools and training, such as Office 365, eProjects, and Workday.


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