For Immediate Release

Contact: Deborah Gilleran

Georgian Court University Welcomes New CIO

Lakewood, N.J., Nov. 25, 2008—Georgian Court University has a new chief information officer. Frank J. Johnson of Tinton Falls is now in charge of ensuring that all of the university’s technological operations, from registration to Internet access to software integration, run smoothly.

Mr. Johnson has served in higher education for more than 14 years at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Monmouth University, and Burlington County College. Prior to Georgian Court, Mr. Johnson held the positions of network team leader and director of user services at Monmouth University. His responsibilities included supervising personnel and managing daily workflow to provide hardware and software support for state-of-the-art computer laboratories and the entire end-user community.

As Georgian Court’s CIO, he supervises information technology personnel and manages daily workflow for the Office of Information Technology. He oversees system administration, software integration, licensing, and all functions related to that office. He is also a project manager for hardware/software upgrades, voice-over Internet protocol (VOIP) telephony, and help desk and desktop services, among others.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in education from the College of New Jersey, a New Jersey state teaching certificate, and has been working towards a master’s (M.S.Ed) degree. He is also the author of 3D AutoCAD for Architects & Engineers, published by McGraw-Hill.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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