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 oversight for the implementation of an enterprise Customer Relationship Management System (CRM), IT Governance, and customer outreach while providing direct support to the CIO function. She also directly supervises the staff who support IT communications, the central IT business office functions, and Law School technologies. Additionally, she provides leadership and counsel to all units within the IT organization.
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.