ORG University of South Carolina, Columbia Title BIO Troy Travis is Assistant to the VP for Information Technology and CIO at the University of South Carolina. Troy assists in developing strategic plans; engages in outreach and communication with schools, colleges, and departments for both the Columbia and Regional campuses; acts as liaison with State government; develops partnerships with vendors and other institutions of higher education. Primary activities involve coordinating and advancing IT across a broad and diverse set of organizations including state, regional and national cohorts. Prior to assuming this role, he spent 15 years as Director of Information Technology for the College of Engineering and Information Technology as well as the College of Science and Math. The primary focus of his efforts has been networking and supporting various technologies for both students and faculty to advance learning and research.