Bala Kathiresan

Executive director of Campus Services to act as head of ITS

Anna Kirby, executive director of Campus Services, will take on the responsibility of acting executive director of Information Technology Services effective January 11.

She succeeds Bala Kathiresan, who is leaving UWindsor for an appointment as president of BCNET, a not-for-profit, shared information technology services organization governed by British Columbia’s higher education and research institutions.

Provost Douglas Kneale expressed confidence that Kathiresan will prove an asset to BCNET.

Information Technology Services to welcome new executive director in January

Provost Leo Groarke has announced the appointment of Bala Kathiresan as executive director of Information Technology Services, effective January 2.

“He brings to the University a wealth of experience gained in the management of information systems in the public and private sector,” Dr. Groarke says, noting his service as executive vice-president and chief operating officer, corporate services, for Ontario’s largest multisite community teaching hospital, comprising seven sites, serving 434,000 residents across 12 municipalities in Niagara.