About the Office
Janice Biros, Senior Vice President for Budget, Planning & Administration
Dr. Jan Biros, Associate Vice President of Information Resources and Technology, was appointed to the position of Vice Provost for Budget, Planning, and Administration, effective September 8th.
Dr. Biros joined Drexel University in 1986 in a special projects role to promote and market courseware developed by Drexel faculty as part of the groundbreaking microcomputer program established in 1983. Since becoming Associate Vice President of IRT in 1997 the Instructional Technology Support Group (ITS), has grown to some 40 professional staff providing technical support to both University City and Center City campuses, as well as our partner colleges.
Dr. Biros has worked with Presidents of Neumann, Cabrini , and Medaille colleges, Cumberland University, and their cabinets to create strategies for developing and implementing new initiatives, changing business practices, attracting new markets, and implementing online delivery of courses and services. ITS manages the Korman Center and provides help desk, phone, and on-site support to all computer users on campus. A major initiative of the group over the last five years is to implement and support the University-licensed learning management system, Bb Vista.
Dr. Biros' responsibilities have included technology outreach as well, and she has been actively involved with the Philadelphia School District, the Mayor’s Commission on literacy, and Philadelphia Futures. Jan served on the Advisory and Development Committee organized by Microsoft and the School District of Philadelphia to create the Microsoft School of the Future and was a member of the Technology Advisory Committee for the Franklin Learning Center in Philadelphia for several years.