Distinguished Fellows

Herbert E. Longenecker, Jr.
University of South Alabama


Herbert E. Longenecker, Jr. is Professor of Information Systems in the School of Computer and Information Sciences of the University of South Alabama. He teaches mainly advanced graduate classes utilizing team-based project oriented student centered learning. As Director for the ICCP Education Foundation Center for Computing Education Research, he co-developed a nationally utilized exam for assessment of IS programs based on IS2002.

He is the co-chair for the national Model Curriculum for Information Systems of the AITP, AIS, and ACM organizations for IS’90, ’95, ’97, and 2002. He is the distinguished “Educator of the Year” for the AITP. He received the “2007 DAMA Education Award for Outstanding Research Contributions in the area of IRM/DRM”. He is currently chairing a task force development effort to implement a unified IS/IT curriculum model for the AITP.

About AITP-EDSIG Fellows

Each year Fellows are inducted in honor of their sustained, long-term, meaningful and effective support of EDSIG in its ongoing mission to improve IS Education, mentor IS students, and foster the careers of IS faculty.