NWHSU appoints IT vice president

Northwestern Health Sciences University has named Cory Miller vice president of information technology, bringing to campus a professional with extensive experience in IT business support and consulting leadership.

Northwestern Health Sciences University Cory Miller 06 03 2019Miller joins the university from Bremer Bank NA, where he was vice president of engineering services. In that role, he managed IT enterprise architecture, compliance, security, network services as well as server and desktop infrastructure. Before that, he worked as the senior IT operations manager for Schwan’s Food Co. Miller also is owner of Digital Engineering & Technology, a Woodbury-based consulting company providing computer business management services for small to medium-sized firms.

In his new role, Miller will provide strategic and tactical leadership for NWHSU’s IT department in support of the university’s strategic plan and its operational technology needs. He will be responsible for developing and executing priorities and projects related to all IT services. He will direct business applications, classroom technology, help desk support, technical and network infrastructure, data analytics and IT security.

“I am excited to join the university in support of its strategic mission and day-to-day operations,” Miller said. “NWHSU is a university on the move. It is an honor to be part of the team that is shaping the vision and providing the services we need to educate the next generation of health care leaders.”

Miller will report to NWHSU President and CEO Deb Bushway, who announced his appointment following a search by a university committee.

“We are fortunate to have a leader with Cory’s extensive experience and solid approach to technology needs joining our university,” Bushway said. “IT is vital to all we do. In Cory, we have a strong addition to our team who will work with all of our university stakeholders—students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners—to ensure that we are providing a strong foundation for our students’ learning, our health professionals’ care and our patients’ well-being.”

Download the full press release here (PDF).

June 4, 2019 | By Rob Karwath for NWHSU