Arizona State University named Robert Greenes, an expert in the field of medical information technology, to head its new Department of Biomedical Informatics. Greenes, who is 67, joins ASU after four decades at Harvard University.
William Wulf, who received the University of Virginia's first doctorate in computer science and who spent 11 years as president of the National Academy of Engineering, is returning to U.Va.'s Charlottesville campus to teach.
Anne, Margulies, the executive director of MIT's groundbreaking OpenCourseWare initiative, has been named chief information officer and assistant secretary of the Executive Office of Administration and Finance of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has announced the appointment of Stanford University librarian Michael Keller as CLIR Senior Presidential Fellow.
Emporia State University, whose slogan is "The Center of IT All," has named a new IT chief: Leon Lewis.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison picked an insider as its next chief information officer after narrowing the field to three candidates. Ronald Kraemer will become CIO and vice provost for information technology, the university announced, stepping up from his role as deputy CIO and associate director of the Division of Information Technology.
Recognizing IT's increasing stature as a key element to any business strategy, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) has partnered with technology consulting and market research firm Gartner (Stamford, CT) to launch a Chief Information Officer (CIO) as Full Business Partner program from Oct. 28 to Nov. 2.
Michele Kimpton will lead the new DSpace Foundation, formed by MIT and HP, as its executive director.
Bruce Bible, Ohio University's recently appointed chief information officer, has completed an initial 75-day review of OU's information technology needs. The result is a new IT-management strategy to restructure the central office, designate advisory groups, and identify opportunities to collaborate with IT workers across the university's Athens and regional campuses.
Computer scientist and researcher Robert B. Schnabel has been named dean of Indiana University's School of Informatics. He has succeeded J. Michael Dunn, who retired at the end of June and remains as dean emeritus.