About the CIO

Cory F. Falldine, MBA

Associate Vice President, Information Technology

Chief Information Officer


AVP - Falldine

As CIO, Cory is responsible for ensuring that the university has access to the information technology resources necessary to carry out its mission, achieve its vision, and in support of its strategic plan.  He leads a staff of more than 40 dedicated individuals who work to ensure that students, faculty, and staff have access to technology resources that empower them to achieve their personal and professional goals while at Emporia State University.

Cory participates actively in state, regional and national organizations and initiatives in the areas of information technology and higher education.  He is currently a member of the Kansas Board of Regents Information Technology Council (RITC), He is also currently serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Kansas Research and Education Network (KanREN). Cory is an active member of EDUCAUSE and has presented and conducted workshops at both the regional and national level.  

Christopher (Cory) Falldine has been with Emporia State University for over ten years, He holds both a Bachelor of Science in Business and a Master of Business Administration. He holds multiple business IT related certifications in the areas of IT Project Management, ITIL Service Management, and Software Asset Management.