Michael Chapple

Concurrent Associate Teaching Professor

Michael  Chapple

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  • Office: 236 Information Technology Center
  • Phone: 574-631-5863
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Mike Chapple is Senior Director for IT Service Delivery at the University of Notre Dame.  In this role, he oversees the information security, data governance, cloud computing, IT architecture, learning platforms, project management, strategic planning and product management functions for the Office of Information Technologies.  Mike also holds concurrent faculty appointments in the Mendoza College of Business and the College of Arts and Letters where he teaches courses on business analytics and information security.

Mike previously served as Senior Advisor to the Executive Vice President at Notre Dame for two years.  Prior to that, he was program manager of the University’s Information Security Program and a consultant to the Notre Dame Alumni Association on alumni engagement initiatives.  Before returning to Notre Dame, Mike served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Brand Institute, a Miami-based marketing consultancy.  Mike also spent four years in the information security research group at the National Security Agency and serving as an active duty intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force.  He is a technical editor for Information Security Magazine and has written twenty books, including Cyberwarfare: Information Operations in a Connected World, Information Security Illuminated, and the CISSP Study Guide.

Mike is an active member of the higher education IT community.  He was selected as a 2014 Fellow of the Leading Change Institute.  He is an active participant in the Common Solutions Group and served as chair of the CSG Cloud Strategy Working Group which produced the Cloud Strategy for Higher Education.  Mike is also active in EDUCAUSE, serving as the chair of the EDUCAUSE Recognition Committee, Co-Chair of the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research Cloud Working Group, and a member of the EDUCAUSE Governance, Risk and Compliance Advisory Board.

Mike earned both his BS and Ph.D. degrees from Notre Dame in computer science & engineering.  He also holds a MS in computer science from the University of Idaho and an MBA from Auburn University.  


BSCS, University of Notre Dame

MSCS, University of Idaho; MBA, Auburn University

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame