VP for IT and CIO
The Vice Provost for Information Technology (VPIT) serves as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Western and manages these central departments in Information Technology Services (ITS):
- Academic Technology & User Services (ATUS) - ATUS is the face of information technology at Western, providing desktop services and support for teaching and learning.
- Enterprise Application Services (EAS) - EAS is responsible for the implementation, maintenance and evolution of Western's enterprise applications.
- Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS) - EIS provides the underlying infrastructure and core information technology services for the university. EIS includes the Information Security Office.
The VPIT/CIO works with all areas of the university to coordinate technology planning and implementation.
Furthermore, the VPIT/CIO initiates programs that maintain Western's top ranking in technological applications and in the use of emerging technologies.
This position also represents Western with both the Northwest Academic Computing Consortium and the Washington Higher Education Technology Consortium (see links on this page).