The new year kicked off with announcements of two new members to the College’s senior staff—one in the newly created role of senior vice president for inclusion and diversity, the other filling the position of senior vice president and chief information officer.
Michael G. Cato of Poughkeepsie, NY, has been named senior vice president and chief information officer. Cato will facilitate all aspects of information technology strategy at the College, including maintaining Bowdoin’s leadership role in educational technology and the high reliability of its current systems while also providing a vision for the digital future in teaching, scholarship, constituent engagement, and operations. He will lead Bowdoin’s information technology (IT) division, comprising a staff of fifty people working in the areas of academic technology and consulting, information security, infrastructure services, enterprise application services, and user services. Read more.
Michael E. Reed of Carlisle, PA, has been named senior vice president for inclusion and diversity. Working closely with President Clayton Rose, Reed will be responsible for building on the College’s ongoing efforts to produce an even more inclusive campus community while promoting greater diversity among students, faculty, and staff by race, ethnicity, religion, economic background, first-generation college student status, gender, sexuality, disability, and differing political perspectives, among other measures. Read more.
Cato and Reed both begin their new duties March 1, 2018.