Westminster Appoints Inaugural Vice President and Chief Information Officer
April 30, 2019
Westminster is pleased to announce Peter Greco as the college’s inaugural vice president and chief information officer. A national search was conducted for the position, and Greco will begin June 1, 2019.
"We are excited to welcome Peter as our new vice president and CIO," President Beth Dobkin said. "Creating a cabinet-level position that focuses on emerging technologies and infrastructure demonstrates our commitment to this important arena, and we look forward to Peter’s innovative approaches and collaborative leadership style."
Greco comes to Westminster from Saint Mary’s College of California, where he has served as chief technology officer since 2012. Prior to that role, he spent 15 years as chief information officer at Regis University in Denver. He has been active in professional organizations such as Educause, and is a member of the Leadership Board for CIOs. He holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science/business from Western Oregon University and a Master’s of Science in management from Regis University.
Throughout his tenure, Greco has been committed to staff development and team building, and has adopted effective practices in inclusive recruiting and conflict management. While at Saint Mary’s, he strengthened IT infrastructure and operation so that technology could become a catalyst for strategic value for the campus. He has worked in both administrative and academic computing applications and services, established institutional governance models and encouraged innovative adoption and use of information technology. Under his leadership, technology governance at Saint Mary’s incorporated both an administrative computing committee and an educational technology group comprised of faculty invested in research and educational technology, and including administration and support of a faculty technology grant process.