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Brian Voss named Clemson Interim VP/CIO


Brian Voss has been named Interim Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Clemson President Jim Clements announced today. The Compensation Committee of the Clemson Board of Trustees approved Voss’ appointment, which will begin May 18 and includes a one-year term starting June 1. Voss previously served as Clemson’s interim CIO in 2016-17.


“We’re pleased to welcome Brian Voss back as interim CIO to lead Clemson’s Computing and Information Technology (CCIT) team as we conduct a national search for a permanent vice president,” Provost Jones said. “Brian’s experience in higher education technology and his familiarity with Clemson will help us continue to deliver the high level of technological solutions required by our students, faculty, and staff through this transition.”


Voss brings broad and deep experience across the spectrum of higher education information technology, built through a 35-year career of achievements in IT leadership: strategic planning, user services, teaching and learning support, networks/ telecommunications, academic and research computing, and enterprise/university information systems.

He spent three years as the vice president for information technology and CIO at the University of Maryland. There, he was responsible for IT strategy, infrastructure and services and leading the campus central IT organization. Voss also has worked at Louisiana State University, Indiana University, Mead Data Central and Westinghouse Electric. He has served on the board of directors for EDUCAUSE and the Kuali Foundation.


Voss will take over for Russ Kaurloto, who has been named vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer at the University of Denver beginning July 1, 2021.

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