Working Groups

Operations and Technology


Marcus Robinson

Associate Vice President of Engagement and Experience, Information Technology Services

Alysa Gerlach

Vice President for Finance and Assistant Treasurer

Core Members:

Lisa Koch

Assistant Dean for Educational and Computer Technology, College of Engineering

Peter Desnoyers

Associate Professor, Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Faculty Senator

Eric Woods

Associate Dean of Finance, Khoury College of Computer Sciences

Michele Grazulis

Vice President and CHRO; Human Resources

Mary Ludden

Vice Chancellor Strategic Planning and Projects; Office of the Chancellor

Karen McCarthy

Associate Vice President and Head of Office of CIO, IT Operations; ITS

Terri Waggett

Associate Vice President and Controller; Finance Office

Gagan Prabhu

Student, Class of 2021

Emma Reed

Student, Class of 2021

Academic Advisory Members:

Miriam Mobley Smith

Interim Dean of the School of Pharmacy, Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Mark Sivak

Associate Teaching Professor, Art + Design, College of Arts, Media and Design

Derek Isaacowitz

Professor, Psychology, College of Science

Thiana Ferry

Senior Director, Academic Operations, College of Professional Studies

Sarah Connell

Assistant Director, NULab and Digital Scholarship Group, College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Gilbert Nyaga

Associate Professor, Supply Chain and Information Management Group, D’Amore-McKim School of Business

Philip Gust

Clinical Instructor, Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Silicon Valley Campus

John Reilly

Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, School of Law

Patrick Yott

Associate Dean, Digital Strategies and Services, Northeastern University Library

Technological and operational excellence represents a sine qua non in our quest to become one of the world’s great universities.

The group will define our goals with regard to technology and operations and lay out a strategy that enables nimbleness, resilience, and responsiveness, positioning Northeastern as the world’s leading university in this regard. The scope of this group’s work will include every major university activity such as facilities, the office of the registrar, finance, marketing, customer relationship management, and learning management.

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