Jessie Minton, vice provost and chief information officer at the University of Oregon, has been appointed vice chancellor for technology and chief information officer at Washington University in St. Louis, effective April 15th, 2022.
Minton led the University of Oregon’s transition to a fully remote learning environment during the COVID-19 pandemic, launched a HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform, virtual computer labs, secure video conferencing, and technology loaner programs to support students who need financial assistance. Her duties also included facilitating research through the connectivity of campus to peer institutions at 100G speeds, and planning the launch of Link Oregon , a high-speed, high-capacity, fiber-optic research and education network serving Oregon’s public and nonprofit sectors in collaboration with state partners.
In her former role at Oregon Health and Science University, Minton was the director of business operations and technical support services. During her tenure at the highly ranked academic medical center, she led one of five divisions within the information technology group, which had an operating budget of $3.9 billion and employed 18,500 staff, faculty, and researchers. Her private sector experience includes stints at Change Healthcare (formerly WebMD Business Services) and Yahoo.
Minton succeeds Stephanie L. Reel, who served as interim chief information officer since October 2020.
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