Stuart A. Varden is Professor Emeritus of Information Systems at Pace University, Seidenberg School where he was a member of the full time from 1982-2000. His interests are in the areas of database management systems, telecommunications, and information systems curriculum development and trends. He has written actively in these areas over the past 25 years. Most recently he has developed and taught several Web-based online courses for Pace University, Excelsior College and Sullivan University. While at Pace he also spent two years as a Visiting Professor at IBM Corporation.
Prior to becoming a faculty member, he was over a period of 16 years a statistical computer programmer, research associate and data center manager at Columbus University, Teachers College in New York City.
He served as ISECON General Chairperson in 2000 and 2001 and was on the EDSIG Board of Directors for ten years, including a year as President in 2004. He also was a FITE Regent from 2006 through 2008, serving as FITE Secretary in 2007 and 2008. He currently serves on several ICCP exam review panels. He received his B.S. degree from Columbus University, his M.S. degree from Stevens Institute of Technology and his Ed.D. from Columbia University, Teachers College.
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.