Jennifer Burns, CIO appointed as AVP Information Technology

Please see the attached announcement for the appointment and extension of Jennifer from Angela Redish, Provost and Vice President Academic pro tem, and Deborah Buszard, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal.

Read the Provost Announcement (PDF)

We are pleased to share that Jennifer Burns, Chief Information Officer, has been appointed as Associate Vice-President, Information Technology and has been approved for an extension of her appointment as Chief Information Officer on a five-year term starting on July 1, 2017.

Since stepping into the role as CIO, Jennifer has provided exemplary leadership, dedication, and a vision for excellence for the University. Her accomplishments as of late include establishing a robust IT Capital Planning process for major programs, guiding the procurement of a customer relationship management system for student recruitment, enhancing support for teaching and learning at UBC, and supporting Advanced Research Computing initiative for researchers to access high-performance computing.

Please join us in congratulating Jennifer on her new role. We wish her the best as she continues to shape and enhance information technology at UBC.