Letter from the Chair


Professor Richard DonnellyWelcome to the Department of Information Systems and Technology Management (ISTM). Our faculty is comprised of a diverse group of academic professionals who are experts in their respective fields. Our business disciplines range from information technology knowledge essentials such as relational databases, project management, and systems security to technology management, data warehousing and OLAP, and emerging technologies. I invite you to visit our faculty page to learn more about us and our academic histories.

Mission and Academic Vision

Our mission is to prepare future leaders in the area of information systems and technology management.

MSIST graduates aid commercial companies, government agencies, and professional organizations in selecting strategic IT investments, and in managing their information systems and technology resources to attain organizational goals and objectives.
ISTM faculty are committed to upholding these five values in the academic and business realm:

  • Scholarship
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Relationships
  • Communication

I invite you to review the program information presented here and contact me at rgd@gwu.edu should you have any questions.

Warm Regards,
Richard G. Donnelly, Ph.D.