President Richard C. Benson has appointed two University leaders to Cabinet positions this fall.
Brian Dourty will serve as interim vice president and chief information officer for the Office of Information Technology. He will continue shaping the Office of Information Technology to better execute its core mission of providing technology leadership, expertise and services in support of UT Dallas’ mission of research, learning, teaching and public service.
Dourty has over 20 years of experience in information technology within higher education. He joined UT Dallas in 2015 as chief technology officer, and has been leading the network, infrastructure, system administration, database administration, identity management and vended application teams.
Before joining UT Dallas, Dourty was the associate director of systems and operations at the University of Missouri, where he was responsible for the operation of information technology systems in support of both campus and systemwide initiatives. He holds a master’s degree in engineering management from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Missouri.