ITS Division

The Information Technology Services (ITS) Division consists of six ITS units, 240 staff, and nearly 150 student workers. We are a service and solutions collaborative organization focused on providing useful, timely and thoughtful information and assistance to the university community. Our purpose is to use information, technology, operational excellence and innovation to maximize UCSC’s global impact.

Vice Chancellor of Information Technology


The ITS Division is led by Vice Chancellor of Information Technology (VCIT) Van Williams. Van ensures the strategic and operational excellence of both academic and administrative information technology to support and advance all aspects of the campus mission. 

Van collaborates across the campus with senior leaders, vice chancellors, deans, faculty, staff, students, and other key campus stakeholders including UCSC alumni and Silicon Valley business partners to identify opportunities to leverage technology in ways that support the goals of teaching and learning, research and discovery, and outreach.

ITS Leadership Team (ITLT)


Magge McCue
Chief Operating Officer
Resource Planning & Management


Byron Walker
Chief Product Officer
Products & Services


Melanie Douglas
Chief Technology Officer
Technology Engineering


Brian Hall
Chief Information Security Officer
Information Security


Brad Smith
Special Projects for the 
Vice Chancellor IT


Cindy Miller
Executive Advisor to the 
Vice Chancellor IT