[SIGCIS-Members] SIGICS update

Jeffrey Yost yostx003 at umn.edu
Thu Feb 23 10:19:43 PST 2023

Thank you Andy for your years of incredible leadership to our community
with SIGCIS; congrats again on your relatively recent, super impressive,
and well-deserved appointment to lead SUNY Polytechnic; and so glad
Melanie is continuing with the leadership of SIGCIS moving forward!!!

Best, Jeff

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On Thu, Feb 23, 2023 at 9:30 AM Andrew Russell via Members <
members at lists.sigcis.org> wrote:

> Dear SIGCIS friends -
> I’m writing to share the news that I’m stepping down as SIGCIS Co-Chair.
> I started as Chair back in 2014, and became Co-Chair when Melanie Swalwell
> joined me in this role in 2020.  I’m really proud of what we’ve built and
> sustained together as a community!  At the same time, I think it’s healthy
> for SIGCIS to have some rotation in leadership.  The tipping point for me
> came a couple of months ago, when I was named as Officer-in-Charge (aka
> interim president) of my university, SUNY Polytechnic Institute.  This
> assignment is as rewarding as it is time-consuming, and leaves me little
> choice but to pull back from some of my professional commitments, including
> Fortunately, Melanie Swalwell has agreed to continue on as SIGCIS Chair.
> She will be writing to the list soon with an update about SIGCIS in 2023
> and beyond.
> Thank you for your support and kindness over the years, and for making
> SIGCIS a welcoming and fun place to be :)
> All the best,
> Andy
> — — — — — — — — — — —
> Andrew L. Russell, Ph.D.
> Officer-in-Charge
> SUNY Polytechnic Institute
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> Utica, NY 13502
> 257 Fuller Road
> Albany, NY 12203
> https://sunypoly.edu/
> https://arussell.org/
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