Rich Legault graduated from UMass Dartmouth (then SMU) in 1991 with highest honors in Electrical Engineering. During graduate school, he started working for CITS on campus. He was hired as a full-time IT staff member in the Summer of 1993, and has been a Senior Technical and Training Specialist since 2005. He has been involved with different campus organizations including the student LGBT Alliance, the Gaming Society, and the Office of Campus Sustainability. He received the staff Sustainability Award in 2008 for his work on the Sustainability Film Series and other initiatives. In his spare time, Rich enjoys gardening, gaming, cycling, reading, music, and dancing. He, his husband, and their furry four-footed children have lived in Dighton since 1994.