Joe Hetrick, senior director of ITS Research Services, has received the university's 2021 Staff Award for Distinguished Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Sriram Chari has accepted the position of executive director of Administrative Information Systems in Information Technology Services (ITS), effective Nov. 1. Chari has worked as director of middleware IT operations at Emory University for the past seven years, leading strategic initiatives and business plans spanning service management, identity and access management, webhosting and research IT, integration, and database management.
Dr. Anna L. Bostwick Flaming has accepted the position of director of the Center for Teaching in the Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology (OTLT). Flaming has served as the interim director of the OTLT Center for Teaching since February 2021 and prior to that was the associate director of the center.
Joe Hetrick has accepted the position of senior director of ITS Research Services (ITS-RS), following a competitive national search. Hetrick has served as the interim director of ITS-RS since June and for the past four years led the Research Services Advanced Computing Support Team responsible for providing High Performance Computing, Research Storage, and Interactive Data Analytics services.
Deputy Information Security Officer Zach Furst will become the new Chief Information Security Officer Aug. 1. Shari Lewison will remain in ISPO, continuing work on initiatives with which she is involved and working to ensure a smooth transition. Lewison initiated the change as she begins to plan for retirement, to ensure continuity and stability in the role.
Information technology has always been critical to the university mission and its day-to-day operations, but the institution counted on the IT community more than ever during the pandemic.
The OneIT Year in Review details how IT professionals helped the university continue to thrive throughout the challenges of COVID-19. Key efforts included aiding in the transition to remote teaching, learning, deploying data solutions, and enhancing outdoor wireless services.
Information Technology Services welcomes Brandon Mills as the new leader of the Enterprise Services Custom Solutions and Integrations (CSI) applications team, effective July 1, 2021.
Participants in diversity, equity, and inclusion information sessions identified hiring and recruitment, retention, and communication as priorities for the OneIT DEI Action Plan.
A draft of the OneIT Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Action Plan has been published in order to gather feedback and begin to prioritize the initiatives.
Several professionals from the OneIT community won Improving Our Workplace Awards (IOWA) in recognition of innovative projects that have a lasting positive impact on the institution.