UMBC CS/IS alumnus named West Virginia University president

March 7th, 2009

Congratulations to three time UMBC alumnus Jim Clements who was named as the 23rd president of West Virginia University yesterday. Jim received three degrees from UMBC: a BS in Computer Science (1985) and both an MS and PhD in Information Systems (1993). He joined the Towson University Computer and Information Science Department 1989 and later served as its chair. He has served as Towson’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs since 2002.