Rick Holmgren is head of the College’s Learning, Information, and Technology Services group, which includes the Library, Information Technology Services (ITS) and Institutional Research. He came to Allegheny in 1988 after earning his Ph.D. in mathematics from Northwestern University. A tenured member of the Mathematics Department, Rick accepted an administrative position as Associate Dean of the College with primary responsibility for faculty development in 1999. As Associate Dean, he had a number of roles: serving as Director of First-Year/Sophomore programs and advising, chairing the College’s accreditation review team, assisting with the College’s strategic planning efforts, and founding the College’s Learning Commons. In 2005 he attended the Frye Institute and was appointed head of the Learning, Information, and Technology Services group shortly thereafter. As Vice President and CIO, Rick is a member of Senior Staff.
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