Southfield, Mich. - Tim Chavis has been named executive director of the Information Technology Service Delivery (ITSD) Department at Lawrence Technological University. He heads up a staff of 20 responsible for the campus IT network, the phone system, software applications, and all the computers issued to students, faculty and staff through the Help Desk.
Chavis had been working for CSC/Covansys at the Henry Ford Health System where he was executive director in the information technology area. Previously he was the chief information officer at Bon Secours Cottage Health Services in Grosse Pointe, where he worked in various IT and finance roles since 1989. He also worked with the IT unit of the Detroit Medical Center.
Lawrence Technological University, ltu.edu, offers over 80 undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,000-student, private university pioneered evening classes 75 years ago, and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech's 102-acre campus is in Southfield, with education centers in Lansing, Livonia, Clinton Township, Traverse City and Petoskey. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.