A&T APPOINTS NEW CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Darryl McGraw has been selected as the new vice chancellor for the Division of Information Technology/chief information officer (CIO) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, effective July 1.

This position will lead the division of 70 employees in its mission to support and strengthen the university’s instructional and research programs by providing centralized services and infrastructure for university-wide access to information resources and technologies.

Since 2005, McGraw has served as vice president for information technology at Wake Technical Community College, where he was responsible for IT policy, direction, execution and evaluation. He managed a $5 million budget and a staff of over 50 professionals and student workers. In addition to serving as vice president for information technology, McGraw was appointed dean of Wake Tech’s Research Triangle Park campus in 2013.

“I am confident in Dr. Darryl McGraw’s expertise and proven track record in transforming IT systems,” said Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr.

“The Division of Technology plays a significant role in the university’s strategic goals and objectives and I believe he will serve as a dynamic leader and champion for the identification, implementation and promotion of emerging technologies at North Carolina A&T State University,” added Martin.

Prior to his appointment at Wake Tech, McGraw was the associate vice president for instructional development and technology for the North Carolina Community College System from 2003-2005.

He received a Bachelor of Science degree at North Carolina State University, Master of Business Administration at Campbell University, and a Doctor of Education at North Carolina State University. In 2012, McGraw was a finalist in the Triangle Business Journal CIO of the Year Awards.