Maura Woods is the Associate Vice
President of Information Technology at St. John's University.
She originally joined St. John’s in 1975 and after leaving to
teach from 1987 to 1995, Maura was asked to rejoin St. John’s in
1995. In her current role as Associate Vice President she
oversees the operations and initiatives of the various Information
Technology teams and reports to the Vice President and CIO, Joseph
Tufano. She has held various IT positions over the years
taking on increasing responsibility, including developer, trainer,
process re-engineer, project management and applications
While in charge of Applications Development,
Maura was responsible for the ERP SunGard Banner ®
system and the projects to implement imaging and workflow in the
Enrollment Management, Business Affairs and Institutional
Advancement offices leveraging existing technology and resources.
Additionally, she has also presented at major conferences for
higher education technology. In 2008, Maura submitted a
proposal which was selected for a CIO-100 Award based on the
efforts in business process redesign and leveraging
Why St. John's?
St. John’s has always been an important part of
my life; I care deeply for the success of our institution and try
to ensure that our efforts in Information Technology help other
departments reach their goals.
The VMI program was a natural extension to the
VMC program. These programs allow us to share and participate
in the mission of the university, and challenge us to stretch
beyond passive participation and help instill the Vincentian