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Duke’s Tracy Futhey; Penn State’s Kevin Morooney; and Indiana’s Brent Sweeny Receive 2014 Internet2 President’s Leadership Award

Posted on Apr 08, 2014 by Todd Sedmak
Tags: 2014 Internet2 Global Summit, Community, Frontpage News, Leadership

Duke’s Tracy Futhey; Penn State’s Kevin Morooney; and Indiana’s

Brent Sweeny Receive 2014 Internet2 President’s Leadership Award

DENVER—April 8, 2014—Internet2 today presented the President’s Leadership Award to Tracy Futhey, Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Duke University; Kevin Morooney, Vice Provost Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Penn State; and Brent Sweeny, Senior network engineer, Global Research Network Operations Center at Indiana University. The recipients were recognized before more than 800 of the nation’s leading chief information officers and technologists at the 2014 Internet2 Global Summit.

The President's Leadership Award honors individuals within the Internet2 Research and Education community for their exceptional service and dedication to the community, and for efforts far above and beyond what is expected. Through their work, these individuals personally advance the community as a whole. 

“These three recipients personify the essence of our values, our mission and the importance of working together to the benefit of all in the Global Research & Education Community.” said Internet2 President and CEO H. David Lambert. “They are exceptional leaders at their respective campuses and within the Internet2 community to advance global networking, federated identity and InCommon and other advanced technologies. I am grateful for their leadership and know that their work will leave a lasting legacy to benefit the research and education community in the United States and globally.”

Award recipient biographies:

Tracy Futhey Tracy Futhey

Kevin Morooney Kevin Morooney

Brent Sweeny Brent Sweeny

For more details about the President’s Leadership Award and to learn about prior recipients, visit

About Internet2

Internet2® is a member-owned advanced technology community founded by the nation's leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 provides a collaborative environment for U.S. research and education organizations to solve common technology challenges, and to develop innovative solutions in support of their educational, research, and community service missions.

Internet2 also operates the nation’s largest and fastest, coast-to-coast research and education network, in which the Network Operations Center is powered by Indiana University. Internet2 serves more than 93,000 community anchor institutions, 250 U.S. universities, 70 government agencies, 38 regional and state education networks, 80 leading corporations working with our community and more than 65 national research and education networking partners representing more than 100 countries.

Internet2 offices are located in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Denver, Colo.; Emeryville, Calif.; Washington, D.C; and West Hartford, Conn. For more information, visit or follow @Internet2 on Twitter.

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