Career History

President, West Virginia University; Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Economic and Community Outreach and the Robert W. Deutsch Distinguished Professor of Information Technology - Towson University


Ph.D. and M.S. in Operations Analysis, B.S. in Computer Science - the University of Maryland Baltimore County

M.S. in Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

Community Involvement

Previous chair, Board of Directors for the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU); APLU representative on the American Council on Education board and serves on the executive committee of the APLU’s Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity; Chair, the ACE Commission on Leadership; Co-chair, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Executive committee member, Business Higher Education Forum; Member, Council on Competitiveness; Previous member, U.S. Commerce Department’s Innovation Advisory Board


Ted Pitts