ITD Vice President's Office

Bruce PetryshakBruce Petryshak

VP for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer

Bruce Petryshak serves as MTSU's Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer.

Mr. Petryshak arrived at MTSU in August 2010. Prior to joining MTSU he was Chief Information Officer at Bowling Green State University in Ohio for nine years. Mr. Petryshak also served in the Information Technology Division at Kent State University where he was Executive Director of University Information Systems. Mr. Petryshak has held positions in all areas of Information Technology.

Mr. Petryshak holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Sciences and a Masters of Business Administration from Kent State University.

Yvette ClarkYvette Clark

Associate Vice President for Enterprise Application Services 

Yvette Clark serves as the division's Associate Vice President for Enterprise Application Services.
Ms. Clark arrived at MTSU in August 2021. Before joining MTSU, she was the Executive Director of Information Technology Services (ITS) at Tennessee Tech University (TTU) for four years.  Ms. Clark also served in two other leadership positions within the ITS division, Director of Academic and Client Technologies (ACT) for two and a half years and Assistant Director of ACT for a year and a half.  Before joining the central ITS staff at TTU, she was a Research and Development Engineer at the TTU, Center for the Management, Utilization, and Protection of Water Resources, conducting and managing research projects and providing support for a broad spectrum of technology.  The majority of the projects included working with cross-disciplinary teams of faculty and graduate students to develop state-of-the-art turnkey systems using the cutting-edge technology available at the time. Ms. Clarks specialized in Water Resource Planning using Geographic Information Systems linked to water quality and quantity models. In addition, she served as an adjunct instructor for Civil and Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering for several years.

Ms. Clark holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Tennessee Tech University.

Robin JonesRobin Jones

Assistant Vice President, Client Services & IT Business Operations

Robin Jones serves as the division’s Assistant Vice President for Client Services and IT Business Operations, which includes classroom and desktop support, ITD Help Desk, ID system, telecommunications, IT publications, and all business processes of the Information Technology Division.

Mrs. Jones arrived at MTSU in November 1993 holding many positions throughout the years. Prior to joining MTSU, she was the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Marketing and Public Relations at the Bank of America in Murfreesboro.

Cassie MullinsCassie Mullins

Administrative Assistant to the VP and CIO

Cassie Climer Mullins serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Information Technology and CIO. Ms. Mullins is direct support to the Vice President while overseeing the office needs and supervising student workers.

Cassie joined MTSU in 2005 as Executive Aid in the College of Education and transferred to ITD in 2007. Prior to MTSU she served as office manager/secretary for the State of TN Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Human Services and Department of Children’s Services.

While completing the Administrative Business program at MTSU, Cassie was a student worker in the Accounts Payable Office. She classifies as an “active” Certified Administrative Professional with the International Association of Administrative Professionals.

Chad MullisChad Mullis

Associate Vice President for Technical Services

Chad Mullis serves as ITD’s Assistant Vice President for Technical Services, which includes information security, networking, enterprise server services, and unified communications.

Since 2005, Mr. Mullis has served in various IT positions at MTSU including systems administrator 2, director of Business and Finance Technology Support Services, and director of Enterprise Server Services.

Mr. Mullis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Recording Industry (Production and Technology), and a Master of Science degree in Accounting and Information Systems from MTSU.

Tom WallaceTom Wallace

Associate Vice President, IT Projects and Portfolio Management

Tom Wallace came to MTSU in 2006 and currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Information Technology focusing on information technology and related project planning and coordination with other departments within the university.

Prior to coming to MTSU he served for over 25 years in both instructional and administrative roles at Volunteer State Community College. At Vol State, he was the Director of Administrative Computing for sixteen years. Tom has also served on numerous Tennessee Board of Regents committees and the TBR Information Technology Subcouncil.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Lipscomb University and a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Tennessee Technological University.

Albert WhittenbergAlbert Whittenberg

Assistant Vice President, Academic and Instructional Technologies

Albert Whittenberg serves as the Assistant Vice President for Academic and Instructional Technologies responsible for the areas of custom application development, digital signage, academic programming, statistical consultation and technology integration into teaching and learning. He oversees the work of the Faculty Instructional Technology Center (FITC) and co-directs the university's Learning, Teaching and Innovative Technologies Center (LT&ITC).

Dr. Whittenberg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Tennessee Technological University, a Master of Science in Technological and Adult Education from the University of Tennessee, a Master of Arts in History from the University of Illinois and a PhD in Public History from MTSU.

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