School of Computer Science Establishes Development Office

September 16, 2007

The College of Computing has announced that Dr. Juan McGruder will
lead the newly established Office of Development for its School of
Computer Science. Dr. McGruder has served as Associate Director of
Development for the College for the past four years.

"By creating this new development post, Georgia Tech has recognized
the potential for further growth in Computing," said Rich DeMillo, John
P. Imlay, Jr. Dean  of Computing. "We feel quite fortunate that Juan
will bring his experience in working at the College level to building
lasting relationships between the School of  Computer Science and its
alumni and industrial partners."

Dr. McGruder will report to Ellen Zegura, Chair of the School of
Computer Science, and Mary Alice Isele, Director of Development for the
College of Computing.

As the chief development officer for the School of Computer Science,
Dr. McGruder's primary responsibility will include the design and
implementation of a comprehensive program for private sector fund
raising, and development and implementation of the School’s fund
raising plan during a major capital campaign.

About Dr. Juan A. McGruder

Before joining the College of Computing at Georgia Tech, Dr.
McGruder was Director of Development and Assistant Professor of
Education at Clark Atlanta University (CAU). Previously, Dr. McGruder
served as Assistant Director of the Consortium for the Advancement of
Private Higher Education (CAPHE). Earlier, in his career he held
positions in student affairs at Radcliffe College, Simmons College,
Western Kentucky University, the University of Louisville, Clark
Atlanta University, and Morehouse College. Dr. McGruder received a
Ph.D. in education and human development (higher education) at
Vanderbilt University in 1999 and holds various other degrees from
Harvard University, Clark Atlanta, Western Kentucky University, and
University of Cambridge, England.