Recently named Interim Vice President for Information Technology and CIO, Beth Brigdon comes to the University of South Carolina with the knowledge and experience needed to lead IT as the university initiates a national search for a permanent VP/CIO. Brigdon has served in various capacities across a spectrum of universities in Georgia and the University System of Georgia’s governing board offices. She is known as an effective problem solver – motivated, attentive to the mission, reliable, focused on accountability, and communicating with integrity.
Brigdon was the Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Information Technology for the Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Health Sciences University before serving as the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness at Augusta University (formed through the consolidation of MCG & Augusta State University). As VP for IE and under the leadership of the Provost, her offices were responsible for building new and/or improving functions for integrated planning, organizational effectiveness, enterprise project management, academic program planning and business analytics.