University of Illinois Extension

Chris Tidrick
Director of Information Technology
Office of Extension and Outreach
111 Mumford Hall
1301 W Gregory Dr
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-265-6410
FAX: 217-244-5403
ctidrick@illinois.edu

Chris Tidrick is the Director of Information Technology for University of Illinois Extension. He is responsible leadership and oversight for information technology services for University of Illinois Extension, including network operations, desktop support, web and application programming, server and database administration, and IT resource and budget planning.

Chris represents Extension on campus groups, including the IT Council and IT Governance Public Enagement Subcommittee. He is a graduate of and facilitator for the Illinois IT Leaders Workshop and is currently participating in the MOR Associates CIC IT Leaders Program.

Prior to this position, he was Extension Specialist, Web Development from 2004-2012, when his responsibilities for Extension websites included visual design, application programming, file and database management, social media, training, technical documentation and marketing.

Tidrick received his B.A. in political science and philosophy from University of Notre Dame and master of urban planning from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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