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University of the Rockies Accepts DMTF Academic Alliance Partnership

Distributed Management Task Force, Inc. (DMTF), the leader in global IT standards, has invited University of the Rockies to join its academic alliance. Only 65 higher education institutions across the globe have been accepted to the collaborative group. 

DMTF brings IT professionals together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of systems management standards. Its board of directors is led by 17 of the most innovative technology companies, including Cisco, Citrix Systems, Inc., HP, IBM, Intel Corporation, Microsoft, and Oracle.

“This alliance will have long-term, strategic benefits to the University,” said George Lucas, associate vice president of Institutional Effectiveness and chief of staff. “As we expand our technology in order to enhance the student experience and to fulfill our mission, the research and collaboration made available to us through this partnership will become invaluable.”

Lucas will represent the University in this partnership, and will also participate in the academic alliance working group and the platform management subcommittee. 


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University of the Rockies is an advanced graduate institution for tomorrow’s thought leaders. The University provides an intimate and dynamic learning environment, offering highly specialized master’s and doctoral degree programs in the social and behavioral sciences, access to industry experts, campus clinical programs for practical experience, and research and publishing opportunities. University of the Rockies is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association ( Small by design, University of the Rockies classes are presented in a progressive online format and at its Colorado Springs, Colorado, campus. For more information, please visit or call Shari Winet Rodriguez, vice president of Public Relations, at 866.621.0124 x2513.