Van Williams

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UC Santa Cruz
Van Williams started at UC Santa Cruz as Vice Chancellor of Information Technology and Strategic Technology Initiatives on July 2, 2018. Van has spent much of his professional life on the East Coast, working in a multitude of roles including chief technology officer and senior director of enterprise operations and solutions at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Stern, and a bachelor’s degree in classical civilization from NYU. In his current role at UCSC, Van builds upon the strategic and operational excellence of both academic and administrative information technology to support and advance all aspects of the campus mission. His effort is focused on restructuring the ITS organization to become a campus innovation nexus where technology is seamlessly integrated with academic, research, teaching and workplace environments to inspire, accelerate and amplify the efforts of students, faculty, and staff.