Patrick Kelley named Special Advisor to the VP Services on IT and Acting Head of IITS 

Vice-President Services Michael Di Grappa is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Kelley as Special Advisor to the Vice-President, Services, on Information Technology, as well as Acting Head of IITS, effective Jan. 12, 2009. He replaces Andrew McAusland at the head of IITS.

On Jan. 9, 2009, McAusland stepped down from his position as Associate Vice-President IITS to become the full-time President of eConcordia. Di Grappa ex-pressed his gratitude and appreciation to McAusland for his dedicated work over the past seven years and wished him every success in his role at eConcordia.

Kelley will be responsible for ensuring IT development at Concordia is consistent with the direction and focus of the emerging university strategic plan and the findings of the 2008 IT Operational Efficiency Review. He will also assume the day-to-day leadership of IITS while a national search for a new leader of IITS takes place later this year.

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