Pati Milligan

Associate Professor - Information Systems

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-4755
Fax:  (254) 710-1091
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98005
Waco, TX  76798-8005
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†310.05

Educational Background

  • PHD - Computer Science, Univ North Texas
  • MS - Computer Science, Texas A&M Univ Commerce
  • MED - Computer Science, Texas A&M Univ College Sta
  • BS - Computer Science, Texas A&M Univ Commerce

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, Baylor University (January 1983 - Present)

Awards and Honors

  • Summer Sabbatical, Hankamer School of Business (June 2008)
  • Presidential Research Associate Professor Course Reduction, Baylor University (September 2007)
  • Summer Sabbatical, Hankamer School of Business (June 2007)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel 2016 Certification, Microsoft Corporation (October 3, 2017 - Present)
  • Certified Systems Professinal, Association of Systems Management (June 11, 1985 - Present)
  • Fellow, Life Management Institute, Life Office Management Association (September 22, 1981 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • Academic Advocate, ISACA


Pati Milligan is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Baylor University. She received her Ph.D. from University of North Texas and master's degrees from Texas A&M University and Texas A&M Commerce. Her research interests include electronic commerce and IT auditing. Pati teaches client/server applications and VB programming courses at the graduate and undergraduate level in the business school. Prior to joining the faculty at Baylor in 1983, Pati spent three years in the insurance industry. Pati can be reached at


Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Understand Your Outsourcer: ISACA," (July 2008).

"Business risks and Security Assessment for Mobile Devices," Information Systems Control Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2008, (January 2008).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

Multimedia Presentation to accompany "Programming in Visual Basic.NET for McGraw-Hill/Irwin, June 2002

"Getting Started," , Chapters 1-6, June 2000.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Electronic Communications Controls Audit Model," Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, Vol. 7, (April 1999).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

Instructor's Manual, 1998.

Presentations and Proceedings

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