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K-State Today

August 9, 2017



Chief information officer candidate finalists

By Lori Goetsch, chair of the search committee

The search committee announces four finalists who will be interviewing for the chief information officer, or CIO, position.  

  • Gary Pratt, vice president for information technology and chief information officer at Eastern Washington University, will interview Aug. 14-15. The open forum will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 15 in 1109 Engineering Building.
  • James Bradley, solutions delivery leader at H-E-B and principal and owner of JANB Solutions, will interview Aug. 15-16. The open forum will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 16 in 1109 Engineering Building.
  • Rob Caffey, interim chief information officer at Kansas State University, will interview Aug. 16-17. The open forum will be from 2-3 p.m. Aug. 17 in 1109 Engineering Building.
  • Wendy Chang, vice provost for information technology and chief information officer at Miami Dade College, will interview Aug. 17-18. The open forum will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 18 in 1109 Engineering Building.

Application materials and complete itinerary for each candidate may be found on the president's jobs website.

K-Staters are encouraged to attend the open forum presentations "Advancing K-State Strategically through the Use of Technology: Opportunities, Challenges, and How to Meet Them." For those unable to attend in person, the open forums will be streamed live and archived on the president's search website. There also will be an online candidate feedback survey on that website.     

Oral or written feedback on the candidates also may be directed to members of the search committee: Lori Goetsch, Steve Logback, Robert Gamez, Fran Willbrant, Ian Czarnezki, Alma Deutsch, Lynn Carlin, Kathy Burkholder, Michael Raine, Carrie Fink, Andrew McKittrick, Jim Lindquist, Danny Fronce, Caterina Scoglio, Dean Vakas and Angela Chauncey.

Please provide feedback no later than noon Monday, Aug. 21.