NEW YORK— Frank J. Sirianni, Ph.D., a New York native, has been appointed vice president for information technology at Fordham University.
“In light of his wide experience and his proven record in the field of information technology, I am confident that he will be an effective leader for our IT staff, and a resource for the entire University community,” said Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University.
Most recently, Sirianni served as the vice president and chief information officer at the State University of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. He began his career in educational administration in 1981 as the director of research and information and dean of freshmen at Ramapo College in New Jersey.
After 10 years at Ramapo and a short tenure as a private consultant, Sirianni was named the associate vice president for planning and information technology at Suffolk Community College on Long Island. In 1994, he was appointed the chief information officer at Saint John’s University, and was later promoted to vice president for planning and new business initiatives.
Sirianni received his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Queens College of the City University of New York, and his master’s and doctoral degrees in sociology from Stony Brook University.