ITD Leadership Team

Barbara Draude

Barbara Draude

Assistant Vice President, Academic and Instructional Technologies

Barbara J. Draude serves as the Assistant Vice President for Academic and Instructional Technologies responsible for the areas of academic programming, statistical consultation, digital communications (web applications and digital signage) and technology integration into teaching and learning.  She oversees the work of the Faculty Instructional Technology Center (FITC) and co-directs the university's Learning, Teaching and Innovative Technologies Center (LT&ITC).

Having earned a bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Master of Science degree in Nursing Education, she holds a tenured Assistant Professor appointment in the MTSU School of Nursing where she was recognized in 1999 with the MTSU Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Instructional Technology.


Robin Jones

Robin Jones

Assistant Vice President, Client Services & IT Business Operations

Robin Jones serves as the division’s  Assistant Vice President for Client Services and IT Business Operations, which includes classroom and desktop support, ITD Help Desk, ID system, telecommunications, IT publications, and all business processes of the Information Technology Division.

Mrs. Jones arrived at MTSU in November 1993 holding many positions throughout the years.  Prior to joining MTSU, she was the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Marketing and Public Relations at the Bank of America in Murfreesboro.


Chad Mullis

Interim Assistant Vice President for Mullis mugTechnical Services

Chad Mullis serves as ITD’s Interim Assistant Vice President for Technical Services, which includes information security, networking, enterprise server services, and unified communications.

Since 2005, Mr. Mullis has served in various IT positions at MTSU including systems administrator 2, director of Business and Finance Technology Support Services, and director of Enterprise Server Services.

Mr. Mullis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Recording Industry (Production and Technology), and a Master of Science degree in Accounting and Information Systems from MTSU.


Lisa Rogers

Lisa Rogers

Senior Associate Vice President; Enterprise Application Services

Ms. Rogers currently serves as Senior Associate Vice President for Information Technology. Since joining MTSU in 1985, Ms. Rogers has held various IT positions ranging from academic services programmer to administrative systems analyst to manager and then director of the Administrative Information Systems Services area.

Ms. Rogers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from North Carolina State University and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Middle Tennessee State University.


Tom WallaceTom Wallace

Associate Vice President, IT Projects and Portfolio Management

Tom Wallace came to MTSU in 2006 and currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Information Technology focusing on information technology and related project planning and coordination with other departments within the university. 

Prior to coming to MTSU he served for over 25 years in both instructional and administrative roles at Volunteer State Community College.  At Vol State, he was the Director of Administrative Computing for sixteen years.  Tom has also served on numerous Tennessee Board of Regents committees and the TBR Information Technology Subcouncil.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Lipscomb University and a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Tennessee Technological University.

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