Weir named chief information officer for UIS

By Staff

Robert P. “Bob” Weir has been named associate vice president and chief information officer for University Information Systems, effective Saturday, Oct. 1.  He takes over for John Cooney, who retired earlier this month.

Weir comes to CU from Boston’s Northeastern University, where he served for 13 years as vice president for information services. Previously, he held various leadership posts during a 21-year career at IBM. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of North Dakota in 1977.

In making the announcement, Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff Leonard Dinegar said he is transitioning responsibility for UIS to E. Jill Pollock, vice president and chief human resources officer. UIS will move from Boulder to 1800 Grant St. in Denver in mid-October.