Charles Bartel has been named vice president for information technology and chief information officer (CIO) at Duquesne University, effective July 1. He previously served as assistant vice president and CIO at the University, a post he held since joining Duquesne in 2014.
In his new role, Bartel will oversee the management of and strategic planning for all University IT services, such as administrative computing, centralized infrastructure and technology support services, including enterprise reporting, telecommunications services and information security. In addition, he will provide input and strategic guidance as a member of President Ken Gormley’s cabinet.
“I am honored by the appointment,” Bartel said. “Our use of devices and information underscores the role that technology plays in our day-to-day lives. President Gormley recognizes that IT serves an important role in supporting the University’s mission, and this change will enable a more strategic role for IT to respond to the challenges and opportunities that will shape our University for years to come.”
Before joining Duquesne, Bartel was director of global IT services at Carnegie Mellon University, where he served as director of operations and director of network services.
He resides in Robinson Township. Bartel holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering technology from Thomas A. Edison State University and a master’s degree in public management from Carnegie Mellon.