University of Alberta

Office of the Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President (Information Technology)

Welcome to the Office of the Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President (Information Technology). This office was established in July, 2004 with the goal to lead the development, evolution and implementation of a long-range information and communications technology (ICT) plan for the University. We also participate in and represent the University, as appropriate, on all major ICT initiatives undertaken by the University. The office oversees Information Services and Technology (IST).

  • April 10, 2014:

    The University of Alberta is proud to host the first Annual CONNECT Conference on June 18, 2014 in the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS) building. For further information, visit the CONNECT Conference webpage.

  • February 6, 2014:

    The pilot of electronic USRIs has concluded, and information regarding this pilot can be found on our eUSRI subsite. In Winter Term 2014, all courses delivered in a classroom will run paper-based USRIs as historically was the case. eUSRI efforts now focus on updating GFC regulations to modernize USRI collection.

  • January 23, 2014:

    For the past four years, the Office of the Vice Provost and Associate Vice President (Information Technology) has sponsored five awards to recognize the outstanding efforts of the University of Alberta's talented information technology faculty, staff, and students. Information about these awards and nomination criteria are located at:

    The University of Alberta has many excellent IT staff across the University and we encourage you to submit a nomination. Deadline for nominations is May 1, 2014. Questions and nominations should be sent to .

  • January 2, 2014:

    Welcome Dr. Mike MacGregor as (Acting) Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Information Technology)! Mike will be in this position effective January 1, 2014 until December 31, 2014 while Dr. Duane Szafron is on a sabbatical leave that had been planned since his original appointment. Read the official announcement.

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Our office consists of:

  • Rob Lake
    Information Technology Planning and Forecasting Officer
  • Scott Delinger
    Information Technology Strategic Initiatives Officer
  • Tashie Macapagal
    Information Technology Initiatives Coordinator