Xavier University Names New Vice President For Technology Administration

NEW ORLEANS – Tony Moore has been named the new Vice President for Technology Administration at Xavier University of Louisiana, according to Ralph Johnson, Xavier Senior Vice President for Administration.

         Moore, who holds both B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science from Southern University and Louisiana State University respectively, has more than 20 years of experience in technology information systems, including 10 years in higher education. He comes to Xavier from the Southern University System in Baton Rouge, LA, where he was serving as Vice President for Information and Technology Management.

          “We are very fortunate to have identified an individual with Mr. Moore’s impressive credentials, years of experience, and wealth of expertise to serve in this key role,” Johnson said. “The Vice President for Technology Administration is responsible for providing leadership on all information and communication technologies. We are confident that he will provide the expertise, vision, and passion that will further enhance the services that are available to Xavier students, faculty and staff.”

         A member of the University’s Administrative Staff (equivalent to the President’s Cabinet), Moore will serve as the University’s Chief Information Officer, with responsibility for the operations of both the Office of Technology Administration (TA) and the Information Technology Center (ITC).

         Moore served in the Southern University System for four years, where he managed the information and technology services for the system’s five campuses. He supervised the development and implementation of innovative college-wide information technology programs that supported the system’s mission and strategic goals. He is credited with consolidating campus IT departments within the system to a centralized organization that resulted in more than $1.5 million in cost savings.

         Prior to that, he served in the dual role of Chief Information Officer and adjunct professor of computer science at Baton Rouge Community College. He also has extensive experience in the corporate sector, having served in various capacities at Cingular Wireless, Pegasus Solutions, Sabre Holdings, and Hewett-Packard.

         Moore will begin his employment at Xavier on April 6, 2015.

         Xavier University of Louisiana is a private, co-educational institution offering a comprehensive liberal arts program and professional programs, including 38 undergraduate majors, five master’s degree programs and a doctor of pharmacy program. Xavier is the only historically Black, Catholic university in the United States and draws students from 39 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, the Virgin Islands and 7 foreign countries.



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