Douglas Little

Douglas Little, AVP of Academic and Advancement Systems

Douglas Little is Interim Chief Information Officer at Georgetown University. In this role, he partners with campus stakeholders and leads a diverse and dynamic team of technology experts to implement a vision for the continual modernization of the technological infrastructure that supports Georgetown’s academic mission of teaching, learning and research in our increasingly connected world. Doug and the UIS team work to uphold the UIS mission of a commitment to service excellence, achieved through collaboration with the diverse Georgetown community to foster innovative solutions that improve our world.

Prior to joining UIS, Doug served in a variety of roles across functional areas within higher education, including serving as the Director of First Year Experience and Director of the Thomas P. Johnson Student Resource Center at Rollins College, the Director of Orientation and Family Programs and Services at George Mason University, and the Senior Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs for the Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, where he helped launch the university’s first online degree program. Within these roles, Doug has provided organizational leadership in the areas of technology innovation, advising, enrollment services, admissions, leadership development, and international service learning.

Doug began his partnership with UIS in 2016 when he was selected as the academic co-sponsor for the groundbreaking Georgetown360 project which modernized Georgetown’s advancement systems and achieved an integrated, campus wide approach to alumni and donor engagement in advance of the Office of Advancement’s Called to Be campaign.  

Doug joined UIS full time in 2018 and has provided strategy and leadership to the Student Systems, Educational Technology, and GU360 teams. He has led efforts to de-customize and modernize the Banner student information system by working closely with key stakeholders and forming strategic partnerships. In 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, Doug helped to lead the university’s transition to remote learning and work, and leveraged technology resources to help keep our community safe and cared for throughout the public health response. In 2021, Doug assumed leadership over the Georgetown Management System (GMS) and Business Intelligence (BI) team and began a process of modernizing the university’s BI and data infrastructure. 

Doug is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri. He later attended Miami University (OH), where he earned a MS in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in organizational culture. An avid baseball and college football fan, Doug resides in the District of Columbia.