Information Technology and Data Management

Information Technology and Data Management is responsible for University Advancement information data systems and user computing hardware and software, along with providing support for those who utilize the Advance database as their source of biographical information for any of the following groups of current and potential donors to the University of Arkansas:

  • Alumni
  • Students
  • Parents
  • Faculty/Staff
  • Corporations
  • Foundations
  • Friends of the University of Arkansas

The information or data side includes all on-line system maintenance, security, training, and data retrieval. Its main duties include ID setup, security, and training for on-line systems including Advance, Crystal Reports Server, NOS and Blackbaud; database and on-line system upgrades and enhancements for Advance, CRS, and the NOS; data imports and exports to and from other systems; and data retrieval and distribution from all data systems involved.​ We are here to help.

For assistance with the database, or Advancement software, please email

To request a new entity be added, a change to an existing entity, or to report a duplicate record within the Advance database, please email

Training Documents

If you need an alternative to the online documents below, such as a written hard copy, contact the Information Technology and Data Management Team at   


Summer Brown
Director, Information Technology & Data Management

Daniel V. McClelland
Senior Associate Director, Information Technology


Allie Lawson
Associate Director, Data Management

Caleb Mikles
Associate Director, Information Technology


Chris Wallen 
Associate Director, Data Management

Tate Neyman
Associate Director, Information Technology


Pam Williams
Associate Director, Data Management

Joshua Tipton
Associate Director, Information Technology


Nikki McDaniel
Data Management Analyst

Robyn Hinds
Associate Director, Information Technology & Advancement Webmaster