Prior to his service with Empire State College as Director of Strategic Technology Planning, Dave Maswick was Chief Technology Officer and Associate Dean of Information Services at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York until his retirement in 2008. He is a graduate of Syracuse University's School of Information Science and Technology and has written and lectured widely on many topics related to technology and higher education. His research includes work on organizational behavior, role process in small groups and video conferencing in the liberal arts. His article, entitled "The Impact of Information Technology on Roles and Role Processes in Small Groups" appears as a chapter in "Cases on Information Technology in Higher Education", Lisa A. Petrides, Editor. Mr. Maswick is also listed in Who's Who in Rock Music (Scribners, 1982) for his work as Chevrolet Blotto, singer and keyboardist with 1980's MTV favorites Blotto.