January 11, 2007

Sacramento State appoints technology chief

Photo: Larry Gilbert
Larry Gilbert

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Following a national search, Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez has named Larry Gilbert as the University’s Chief Information Officer. The appointment is effective March 12.

In the new position, Gilbert will be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of information technology on campus as well as academic, student and administrative technology initiatives. He will manage the operations of the University’s Computing and Communication Services, Media Services, and Telecommunications Services departments. He is also expected to play a major role in organizing, managing and strengthening the campus’ information technology infrastructure, including support to campus academic programs and distance education instruction.

Gilbert comes to Sacramento State from Western Washington University where for the last seven years he was director of Academic Technology and User Services. Previously, he held positions as director of Teaching and Learning Technologies and associate director of the Office of Telecommunications and Broadcasting at the University of Nevada. He also served as director of Educational Media at the College of William and Mary.

A high-resolution image of Gilbert is available for download at www.csus.edu/news/imagedownload. Media assistance is available by contacting the Sacramento State public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.