Sandy Bury

Director Strategic Initiatives and Projects

    Morgan Hall 205
    (309) 677-2808


Master of Arts Degree, Leadership in Human Service Administration


Sandra Bury is the Executive Director of Computing Services. She has responsibility for centralized campus technology services including product lifecycle planning, account provisioning, application development, system administration, computer operations, technology purchasing, and the Technology HelpDesk, as well as technical support of Bradley’s distance education programs.

Sandra has extensive technology leadership and support experience with a commitment to providing quality outcomes and excellent customer service. She has served on a number of university committees and was the co-chair of the Provost-appointed Committee for Academic Technology Excellence (CATE) for more than 20 years.


CIS572 Computing Management: Systems, Technology, Services 2001-2005


  • Five Minutes of Fame: Collaboration is Key - Educause 2000
  • Bradley University’s Password Reset Program - Educause 2003
  • Enercon Engineering, Inc. - Customized leadership program co-facilitator 2003
  • The Customer Service Challenge - Illinois College 2009
  • DocSoup and CRCRS - Campus Technology 2010
  • Curriculum Routing System - AACRO 2011
  • Situational Leadership - SIGUCCS Management Symposium 2011
  • Leadership Problems Solved: From Fostering a Healthy Organizational Culture to Effective Strategic Planning - SIGUCCS Management Symposium 2012
  • Leadership Lessons Learned: Tools for Success in Technical Management - SIGUCCS Service and Support Conference 2013
  • Using Google Drive for Collaboration and Instruction Management - Bradley University Fall Forum 2015
  • Building Collaborative Multi-Departmental Partnerships Educause Connect - April 2016
  • Breakpoint: The Changing Marketplacefor Higher Education (2015) by Jon McGee - Book group facilitator Spring 2016.
  • Tech Savvy: Digital Security and Online Resources - Bradley University Fall Forum 2016
  • Building Bridges for the Future; Collaborative Leadership for Successful Distance Education Programs - Educause 2017

Professional Affiliations

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; (Board Member 1999-2003)

ACM/SIGUCCS; (Mentorship Program Mentor 2014)

Educause; (Current Issues Committee 2004-2007)

Women in Leadership of Central Illinois

Bradley University Executive Development Center (MLP Feedback Coach 2003-2016)


HLC Criterion 4 Committee

Attracting and Supporting Prospective Students (ASPS) Task Force

Presidential Ad Hoc Resources Committee

Extensive search committee work

CATE - Committee for Academic Technology Excellence

WCBU Fund Drive volunteer

Technology Expo Chair

Connected Learning Community Committee


William Rainey Harper Departmental Excellence

Bradley University Parents Association Project Funding