PULLMAN, Wash.–Mary M. Doyle, assistant provost of the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been named director of Information Technology Services at Washington State University, effective Aug. 1.
Geoffrey Gamble, interim provost, said Doyle brings a wealth of experience and talent to the university and will play a key role in assisting with the implementation of the unit’s reorganization. “She is extremely knowledgeable about the issues of applying advanced technologies in higher education environments. We are extremely fortunate that she has accepted this position.”
Doyle has been an assistant provost at UC Santa Barbara since 1992, after serving five years as a senior administrative analyst for budget and planning and as analyst and programmer for the College of Letters and Science.
She received her bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in 1980 and a master’s degree in 1986. She is a candidate for a doctoral degree at UCSB. The title of her dissertation is “The Importance of Information Technology in Higher Education.”
Doyle has also worked at Arizona State University; Mesa Community College, Arizona; and California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. She has private sector experience with Chase Bank of Arizona and the Semiconductor Sector of Motorola, Inc.
She will report to the vice provost for learning and technology, a position expected to be filled by the start of the fall academic term.