SAS--and SEAS--Computing:
Ira Winston

Ira Winston has been named Executive Director of Computing and Educational Technology Services for the School of Arts and Sciences--a post he also holds in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and will continue to hold. He is also Director of Computing for the Computer and Information Science Department, the Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, the Linguistic Data Consortium and the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter.

"There has been considerable cooperation and sharing of support services between SAS and SEAS for some time," said SAS Associate Dean Frank Warner in announcing the appointment. "We will build on this cooperation under Ira's leadership." Dr. Warner praised Mr. Winston's enthusiasm for working with the faculty, students, and staff of both schools and his eagerness to take on this additional responsibility.

Mr. Winston took both his B.S. in computer science and his master's degree at Penn, in 1980 and 1983 respectively, and has been with SEAS computing since 1983.

Serving on numerous committees and workgroups in computing and related areas, Mr. Winston is presently co-chair of the Council Communications Committee. He is also the 1995-96 chair of the Penn Professional Staff Assembly.

In the SAS portion of his dual assignment Mr. Winston succeeds Ben Goldstein, who took a new position in February at UCLA, where he can be reached at


Volume 42 Number 28
April 16, 1996

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