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Campbell Named Chief Information Officer at WVU

December 14th, 2012

Dr. John Campbell, currently an associate vice president for information technology at Purdue University, has been named associate provost for information technology and chief information officer at West Virginia University, effective Jan. 28, 2013.

As associate provost and chief information officer at WVU, Campbell will oversee a staff of 150 and manage an annual budget of $21 million. He will be charged with helping the university attain national research prominence by 2020 by better defining IT services, improving institutional alignment, completing the IT infrastructure and enhancing technology solutions and modernizing customer services.

“I am delighted to bring Dr. Campbell to campus in this role,” said Provost Michele Wheatly. “His areas of expertise align perfectly with our needs going forward. Moreover, he is an experienced leader and will work well with our talented IT staff across campus to realize a number of ambitious goals. In particular, he is steeped in use-inspired IT in higher education and how it can improve teaching, learning, and research.” More online: