Monday, April 13, 2015

Welcome Kevin Blankenship to Vol State

Kevin Blankenship has been named the new chief information officer at Vol State. In the position he will supervise the Information Technology department at the college. Blankenship comes to Vol State from Berea College in Berea, Kentucky, where he served as interim CIO and associate CIO/director of the Information Systems and Services division. He served in these and other roles at Berea College for nearly ten years. Previous to that, he was director of Information Technology Services at Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, Kentucky. Blankenship said he’s excited about the possibilities at Vol State.

“It’s an opportunity to help shape the future, especially with the Tennessee Promise. I’d like to see us embrace mobile devices more on campus and change how we approach students,” Blankenship said. 

Blankenship has a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky and Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Western Kentucky University.

For more information about Information Technology at Vol State visit www.volstate.edu/IT.

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