• TUC Welcomes Scott Olds as New Director of Information and Technology

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    May 14, 2019
    Touro University California Welcomes Scott Olds as New Director of Information and Technology
    He brings over 28 years of IT experience in healthcare, education and nonprofit sectors.
     
    Vallejo, CA (May 14, 2019): We are excited to announce the appointment of Scott Olds as the new Director of Information and Technology at Touro University California (TUC). With more than 28 years of experience, Scott will be responsible for recruiting and leading a high-performing Information Technology (IT) team that will build a state-of-the-art campus technology infrastructure that supports the future needs of students, faculty and staff across all of TUC’s graduate programs. His expertise lies in working with highly complex and varied confidential information systems in the educational, healthcare, governmental and nonprofit sectors.

    “I look forward to joining the Touro team and providing an outstanding level of customer service to all members of the campus so that they can focus on preparing the next generation of healthcare and education professionals to serve those in need, locally and around the world,” said Scott.

    Previously, Scott was the District Director of Information Systems at the State Center Community College District in Fresno, California where he led a customer-focused department that effectively provided innovative and reliable technology services district-wide. His team established standards, policies and practices to ensure the integrity and reliability of the district’s IT system while preparing both short and long-range plans for systems development, systems maintenance, production activities and support services. He also served as the college district’s Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Admission and Records, Enrollment Management, IS/IT in 2017 where he assisted the Governing Board and Chancellor in enrollment management, information services and all technology-related initiatives. Scott also has a wealth of healthcare-related experience as the former Director of Information Technology for HealthComp and the Central California Blood Center, as well as the Chief Information Officer for Camarena Health in the Central Valley.

    “We’re excited to have Scott on board,” said Chief Academic Officer and Provost Dr. Sarah Sweitzer. “His resume stood out due to his extensive experience in working with educational, healthcare and nonprofit organizations where he has ensured the continuous operation of clinical and administrative IT services. We know that Scott will be able to do the same for Touro, so that our faculty, staff and students can focus on their mission to serve, to teach and to lead.”

    About the Touro College and University System: Touro University California is a Jewish nonprofit, independent graduate institution of higher learning founded in 1997 on three Judaic values: social justice, the pursuit of knowledge and service to humanity. The University, home to 1,400 students, has professional programs in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, public health, nursing, and education. Faculty, staff and students have a powerful commitment to academic excellence, evidence-based professional practice, inter-professional collaboration, and active engagement with a global community. To learn more, visit www.tu.edu or call 707-638-5200.
     
    Contact:
    Andrea Garcia, Associate Vice President of University Advancement
    (707) 638-5272
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