Tom Wallace recently was named associate vice president for ITD. Tom, who replaced Tim Brown in April, formerly worked as ITD's technology projects director where he coordinated assigned major campus technology initiatives and projects as well as worked with IT directors, campus technical staff, and other campus offices to improve campus standards and establish the best practices.
In his new role, Tom is tasked with the day-to-day operations of ITD. This includes maintaining communication with the institution constituencies to establish needs, requirements, and schedules for division resources.
Tom communicates daily with division directors for operational and project status updates. He is directly responsible for the areas of computer system support, computer operations, classroom technology, and microcomputing support, as well as the local service providers assigned to colleges. As associate VP, Tom performs the duties of the division security officer and directs the division in the absence of the vice president.
Tom came to MTSU after serving 16 years at Volunteer State Community College as its director of administrative computing. In addition, he has also served on various TBR system-wide committees and working groups including the ERP (Banner) RFP Development, Evaluation and Banner Contract Development Committee, and TETLE (Desire 2 Learn) RFP Development, and Evaluation and Contract Negotiation Committees. He has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from David Lipscomb University and a master's degree in mathematics for Tennessee Technological University.
He lives in Lebanon with his wife, Sherrie, and his son, Adam, who is finishing the sixth grade. Their daughter, Emily, graduated from Lipscomb University this spring.