University at Buffalo

Academic Services, CIT

241 Computing Center

Amherst, New York 14260




                                M.S. Computer Science; University at Buffalo, 1991; Minor: Learning and Instruction


                                B.S. Mathematics-Economics; University at Buffalo, 1971; Minor: Computer Science





1998-present         University at Buffalo, Academic Services, CIT

                                Associate Director Advanced Consulting and Technologies (2002-present)

                                Associate Director User Services (1998-2002)


Provides for central Web services including campus Web server administration, Search Engine indexing, video streaming and Web based tools (Oracle, Perl, CGI) in UNIX, Windows, Linux(pilot) environments.


Directs and coordinates CIT’s Academic Software Licensing program that includes the iConnect@UB hardware/software standards process, the Software Advisory Committee and associated software acquisition, budget and access policies and procedures. Spearheaded development of an Oracle database to gather and display information on licensing and support of software on campus.


Provided Academic Computing user support services for faculty, staff, students and research users include managing a central University HelpDesk and usernames for all campus users (40,000).  Advanced consulting services include assistance with database, statistical and mathematical applications on UNIX, Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems.


Collaborates with faculty and campus IT support professionals to continually ensure a quality, easy to use computing and networking user environment that properly supports the teaching, learning and research mission of the University.


1979 – 1998            Buffalo State College, Computing Services

                                Assistant Director for Academic Computing Services (1994-98)

Manager, User Services and Coordinator, Instruction and Research (1981-1994)

Financial Systems Analyst (1979-1981)


Planned and implemented the client network environment and information architecture for instruction, research and office automation, including all student lab(20) interfaces and network setups. Established hardware and software standards and provided pre-purchase technology consultation and testing for integration into BSC computing environment. Responsible for Academic computing technology support services  including central HelpDesk , usercodes, documentation, training and training facilities, installation of College-wide software.


Provided faculty development in emerging technologies and Web-based courseware.  Procured a SUNY grant for multimedia courseware development in Chemistry and the Performing Arts. Instructor for “Hypermedia Programming for Educators” Graduate course.            

1979                        Erie County Department of Medical Assistance

Senior Computer Programmer (ranked #1 in Systems Analyst Exam)


1978 – 1979            Niagara County Community College

                                Computer Systems Instructor (full-time)


1972 – 1978            University at Buffalo

                                Survey Research, Student Testing and Research, Financial Aid Programmer


1968 – 1970            Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory

                                Computational Engineering Assistant





Sauciunac, C. Pfeffer, J. Pearson, S., Boje, K., Meyer, M.A. (2001). Implementing a Campus-wide CMS with BlackBoard: Employing a team-based, Collaborative Approach at University at Buffalo. SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology.


Meyer, M.A. & Waxmonsky, R. (1995). Converting Hypertext Geography Courseware for use with Web Browsers. SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology.


Beery, D. & Meyer, M.A. (1991) Comparison of Computing Tools for Teaching Physics. Problem Solving Conference, Wells College.


Meyer, M.A. (1976). College Student Perceptions: 1974 Freshman Degree, Major and Career Plans. Student Testing and Research Center, University at Buffalo.





University of Buffalo:

Software Standards, Tech Tools Content Chair, 1999 - 2003

Software Licensing Advisory Committee

Digital Audio/Video Course Services

Courseinfo/Blackboard Student Support Subcommittee, Chair

Access ‘99 Student Computer Loaner Pilot, Project Director

Y2K Committees campus-wide including UNIX Software and Systems

Microsoft Campus Agreement

Web Team of Administrative Systems Advisory Board


Buffalo State College:       

Academic Computing Advisory Committee

Provost’s Committee for Strategic Planning for Advancing Technology

LAN Services Planning, Chair

Center for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching Advisory Council

Library Automation Committee

Classroom Committee



Cornell University: Learning and Technology; Visualization and Vectorization Supercomputing Programs

Microsoft.Net Developer, XML, Oracle 9i Database Administration Fundamentals



Communication Skills for Managers, Emotional Intelligence, Better Communicator

The Art of Negotiations, Mastering Performance Reviews, Covey 7 Habits, Managing Management Time