May 16, 2017: Amy Northcutt, the Chief Information Officer for the National Science Foundation (NSF), died on Saturday, May 6, 2017, after she was diagnosed with a brain tumor on April 27, 2017. She was 57. NSF officials said that Northcutt was appointed as the agency’s CIO in January, 2012, after working as the Acting Director of the Information and Resource Management Office and as NSF’s Deputy General Counsel from 2001 to 2011. Northcutt received her law degree, magna cum laude, from the Boston College Law School; a master’s of arts religious studies degree from the University of Chicago; and a bachelor’s from Smith College. She is survived by her husband and two children.