About BerniBernadette Kenney is currently serving as Interim CIO while upholding organizational and strategic technology initiatives. She has served as the Deputy CIO since 2010 providing direct support to the CIO function while providing oversight to units supporting information security, data management and analytics, research computing, client services and business operations. Additionally, she works in close partnership with the Chief Technology Officer on a multitude of IT initiatives.
Berni came to William & Mary in 2002 as the Director of Enterprise Information Systems to implement the Banner ERP system for campus-wide use. Prior to her arrival at the university, Berni spent eleven years at Bates College in Maine; most recently as the Director of Administrative Computing. Berni earned a Bachelor's in Philosophy from Saint Michael's College in Vermont. She has completed some graduate coursework and is an active participant in regional and national professional development activities.
Berni and her husband, Larry, are avid music fans and can be seen at many area venues supporting local bands. Whenever possible, they escape to a cabin they built in Rome, Maine.