As the Vice Rector for Information and Communication Technology / CIO, Marc Scholl bears primary responsibility for strategic planning, steering and coordination in the following areas:
- information supply (analogue and digital)
- information, communication and media technology and services
- eScience strategy
- information security
- digital transformation
for all university performance areas (research, teaching, administration). The Vice Rector also assumes the duties of Chief Information Officer (CIO), who has been appointed by the university since the 2012/13 winter semester .
He is supported by the Rectorate’s staff units and the corresponding university facilities (especially KIM). Marc Scholl chairs the Senate’s Committee on Communication and Information (AKI). He mediates between user requirements and technological capabilities and limits, coordinates the implementation of measures for realizing, further developing and assuring the quality of reliable, safe, efficient, transparent and resource-conserving services and work processes within and between the university units.
He also serves as the primary contact for the Information Security Officer (ISB/CISO) within the Rectorate, for Legal Affairs and for the Data Protection Officer (DSB). Furthermore, in coordination with the entire Rectorate, he represents the university internally (and externally when necessary) in regard to matters pertaining to information and communications technology (ICT).
Marc Scholl has been Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Computer and Information Science since 1994, where he specializes in databases and information systems. Please refer to his personal website for further information about him.