John Lawson

John Lawson, Western Washington University's vice provost for Information Technology and chief information officer, is retiring after 10 years at Western.

A party was held in his honor on Thursday, June 30, in the Old Main Solarium.

Photos by Jonathan Williams / WWU

John Lawson, Western Washington University's vice provost for Information Technology and chief information officer, is retiring.

A party will be held in his honor from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Thursday, June 30, in the Old Main Solarium, OM 590.

The campus community is invited…

John Lawson, vice provost for information technology and chief information officer at Western Washington University, has been given the NWACC Leadership Award by the Board of Directors of the NorthWest Academic Computing Consortium.

The award is in recognition of…

Greg Smith has been hired as interim vice provost for information technology/chief information officer at Western Washington University.

Smith, hired to a one-year interim appointment, will begin work at Western on June 20, 2016. John Lawson, Western’s current vice provost for…

Information Technology Services announces a name change for the Administrative Computing Services (ADMCS) department. The new name is Enterprise Application Services.

John Lawson, vice provost for Information Technology and CIO, approved the change: "Over the years ADMCS has taken…

After almost 10 years at Western, Vice Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer John Lawson will retire at the end of the 2015-16 school year; his last day in the office will be June 30 and a search for his replacement will begin this fall.

“John Lawson has…

College and university chief information officers are unsure of what to make of the Federal Communications Commission’s hard line on blocking personal wireless hot spots and whether it applies to higher education. Nearly a year after the issue emerged, the agency still has yet to clarify.

From John Lawson, Western's vice provost for Information Technology and
chief information officer:

You may have seen a recent increase in the number of ‘phishing' emails coming from Western account holders. Most of these are “warnings” about…

John Lawson, Western Washington University's chief information officer and vice provost for information technology, was named to the 2012-13 Educause IT Issues Panel.

Educause is the professional society for higher education technology. The IT Issues Panel each year produces a "Top-…

The 2013 Student Technology Fee program at Western Washington University is now accepting proposals for the 2012-2013 academic year. All Western students (through an Associated Students organization), faculty and staff may apply.

Since it began in 1996, the Student Technology…

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