Bob Vance oversees the delivery of IT services at NU-Q. Prior to joining the NU-Q startup team in 2008, Vance worked at the Northwestern home campus in IT, telecommunication, and network services. There, he showed particular skill in developing relationships between Evanston and regional partners.

Drawing from more than 18 years of experience on higher education IT teams, and direct experience with Northwestern, he oversaw the building of NU-Q’s infrastructure and its transition through the university’s temporary locations throughout Education City, including the transition of the college’s IT infrastructure to its permanent home. He holds a BS in telecommunications and information systems from DePaul University in Chicago.