Sue McFarland Metzger

Villanova University

Professor of Practice, Information Systems

Faculty Director, VU Women in Tech

2047 Bartley Hall

(610) 519 - 8064




Teach 4-5 graduate and undergraduate classes a semester.


Support MIS majors in summer internship and job placement.


Faculty advisor for the MIS Society; bring in speakers and support industry trips.

Thomas J. Carmody, Jr. Faculty Award

Recognizes a faculty member's efforts to promote the integrationof teaching, theory and practice.
Spring 2019

The Wildcat Faculty Crossing Award

Student nominated award given to a faculty member recognized for supporting under-represented and/or first-generation students through their Villanova journey.

Spring 2017

The Meyer Inovation and Creative Excellence Award

The ICE Institute annually award to recognize a faculty member who demonstrates the spirit of innvoation, creativity, and entrepreneurship that enhances the university.

Spring 2016

Gerald A. Dougherty Endowed School of Business Faculty Award

Student generated and faculty vetted award recognizing excellence in teaching for undergraduate business school faculty.

Spring 2014


Mobile App Development: A Cross-Discipline Team-Based Approach to Student and Faculty Learning

ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2013

with S. Kulkarni, F. Klassner, V. Geholt, E. Dougherty

Discrete Mathematics: Virtual and Both Satisfying and Effective

with R. Beck, September 2011

Agile Governance for SOA-Based Military Systems of Systems

NDIA 10th Annual Systems Engineering Conference, October 2007

with R. Beck, E. Sloane, J. Byrnes

PIVOTS: Service Learning at the Science, Theatre & Magic Boundary

ASEE-IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 2006

with M. Papalaskari, K. Hess, D. Kossman, A. Phares, R. Styer, T. Way, R. Weinstein, F. Wunderlich

SAP R/3 Change and Transport Management (Sybex 2000)

with S. Roehrs

An Insider's Guide to SAP Change and Transport System (CTS)

SAP Professional Journal, Volume 1 Issue 1.

Better Management of Change Request with Extended Transport Control

SAP Professional Journal, Volume 2 Issue 3.




University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA

MS in Engineering

Bucknell University - Lewisburg, PA

BS in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science




Villanova University

Professor of Practice


Teaching and research in the area of enterprise systems, programming, mobile application development and entrepreneurship, database management and business analytics.

Villanova University

Director, Office of Part-Time Studies


Developed new part-time degree programs in Information Systems and Media & Technology; taught undergraduate courses to support these degree programs.

SAP America

Director, Global Support


Consulted on technical aspects of the software; managed teams and processes that provided large scale, global support to critical customer situations.

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Manager, Client Server Technology


Migrated research technologies from mainframe environments to client/server technologies.