Peter M. Radcliffe
Office of Planning and Analysis
System Academic AdministrationUniversity of MinnesotaColleagues,
I am pleased to announce that Steve Gillard will be joining the Officeof Planning and Analysis as the University Data Custodian and Director of the Analytics Collaborative.
In this role, Steve will be advancing the University’s data governance efforts in partnership with the institutional data custodians and the user community, and leading our business intelligence initiative to transform the way the University creates, manages, and supports reporting and analytic work to advance institutional excellence.
Steve is a University of Minnesota graduate (B.S. Business Administration) and has more than twenty years of experience at the University of Minnesota in business intelligence, analytics, decision support, information technology, and finance. Most recently, Steve has served as the Director of Data Management and Business Intelligence in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS). Steve is a recognized leader in the University’s analytic community, and I am delighted that he is assuming this important role, effective January 3, 2012.
I am grateful to the search committee, chaired by Christina Frazier, for their efforts in bringing forward a tremendous group of candidates. The exceptional quality of the pool speaks to the remarkable talent of the University’s data, reporting, and analytic community. Leveraging this talent through enhanced collaboration lies at the core of the business intelligence initiative.
Please join me in welcoming Steve in this new role."