Past Board Members

Bobby Schnabel

Bobby Schnabel

Bobby is Dean of the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University. In this position, Bobby leads a multi-campus school of approximately 130 faculty members at the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses, including undergraduate and graduate programs in computer science, informatics, and information and library science. From 2009-2010 he also served as interim Indiana University vice president for research. Bobby was on the computer science faculty of the University of Colorado at Boulder from 1977-2007. He served as Vice Provost for Academic and Campus Technology and CIO from

1998-2007, and as founding director of the Alliance for Technology, Learning and Society (ATLAS) from 1997-2007.

Bobby is an ardent believer in the richness that diversity brings to our society and to innovation, and in providing excellent opportunities for all people. He is a co-founder and executive team member of the National Center for Women & Information Technology. He also serves as chair of the advisory committee for the Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions and was a founding co-PI of the Alliance for the Advancement of African-American Researchers in Computing. He is currently a member of the advisory

committee of the Computing and Information Science and Information directorate of NSF, and chair of the ACM Education Policy Committee.

Bobby is a fellow of ACM and of SIAM. His contributions to diversity in computing have been recognized by being named a co-recipient of the Computing Research Association's Nico Habermann award and a White House Champion of Change. He received a B.A. degree in mathematics from Dartmouth College in 1971, summa cum laude, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from Cornell University.

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