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John McGee named Research Computing AVC

June 20, 2022

John McGee has been appointed as Assistant Vice Chancellor for ITS Research Computing after serving as interim Director of the UNC-Chapel Hill group since March 2019.  Research Computing presents institutionally scoped research cyberinfrastructure to faculty, post-docs, staff, students and research … Continued

Project managers join ITS Project Portfolio & Change Management

June 13, 2022

ITS Project Portfolio & Change Management’s leader has added two project managers. Today, Brenda Carpen, Director of Project Portfolio & Change Management, brings on board two new hires. They are Alison Campbell, previously Customer Solutions Lead in ITS’ Customer Experience … Continued

Research Computing’s Mike Waldron to retire this month

June 10, 2022

Mike Waldron will retire June 30 after 14 years with ITS Research Computing group at UNC-Chapel Hill. Waldron started at Research Computing when it was a part of the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) organization, just before Research Computing moved to … Continued

Dave Scott starts work today as MDS manager

May 31, 2022

Dave Scott steps into the role of ITS Managed Desktop Services (MDS) manager today, May 31, after nearly 22 years with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Scott replaces Anne Vail, who served as MDS manager from 2016 to 2021. Experience … Continued

Kim Vassiliadis gains new title, outlines priorities

May 13, 2022

Kim Vassiliadis, who has worked for ITS for seven years, has gained a new title: Director, Digital Experience & Communications. Effective as of April, Vassiliadis’ new title reflects the new responsibilities she gained with the ITS reorganization in July 2021 … Continued

ITS senior leader John Mack reflects on his tenure at Carolina

May 11, 2022

John Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor of ITS Infrastructure & Operations, is leaving UNC-Chapel Hill on June 1 for new opportunities at Cornell University. Cornell recruited both him and his wife, Elaine Westbrooks, Vice Provost for University Libraries and University Librarian. … Continued

Information Security leader Dennis Schmidt to retire

March 4, 2022

Dennis Schmidt, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Security Officer, will retire effective April 1, after serving the University for more than 24 years. Schmidt has overseen the Information Security and Identity Management teams since 2018. For the three years … Continued

Leader of ITS Service Desk to retire

February 15, 2022

The leader of the ITS Service Desk is retiring. Ingrid Camacho, whose last day is February 28, has worked for the Service Desk since it formed more than two decades ago. Camacho initially was hired as a contractor. In advance … Continued