Laurie Harvey’s senior-level experience in education environments comprises project management, strategic planning, innovative and effective applications of business, and educational information technologies. Her expertise also includes the development of teams to create technology initiatives, build and maintain IT and communication networks, and provide IT support services.
When Harvey arrived at New York Institute of Technology in 2010, four classrooms had minimal technology enhancements. A collaboration with faculty, students, and the Center for Teaching and Learning resulted in the New York Tech Smart Classroom Standard: By August 2019, more than 220 classrooms on the Long Island and Manhattan campuses along with classrooms on global campuses were transformed into Smart Classrooms offering a host of integrated technologies.
For 16 years prior to joining New York Institute of Technology, Harvey served in director and associate deans roles at Hofstra University and as an adjunct faculty member. While there, she built partnerships for external funding and created new technology-based services, acquiring and implementing projects that included more than $3.3 million in gifts and donations as well as funding for resources, internships, and consulting opportunities for faculty and students. She also initiated a credit certificate program that significantly increased one program’s enrollment and retention rate. Harvey served on Microsoft’s Advisory Board for Business Productivity Office Suite and the Help Desk Institute Higher Education Forum. She holds an M.B.A. from Dowling College; an M.A. from LIU, and an M.I.S. from Stony Brook University.