Tom Gorell, a member of the Colorado State University community for more than 30 years, has been named the new Vice President of Administrative Services, effective immediately. Gorell currently holds the position in an interim capacity. He most recently served as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs.
Vice President Gorell has a strong record of accomplishment and success at Colorado State throughout his many years of service. He first arrived at Colorado State in 1975. Prior to his role as vice provost, he served as a professor of biology and associate dean in the College of Natural Sciences.
In his new role, Gorell will oversee Facilities Management, Human Resource Services, Central Receiving and Mail Services, Environmental Health Services, Training and Organizational Development, and Purchasing. He will continue to serve as a member of the Presidential Cabinet and report to the Provost’s Office.
"I have great confidence in Vice President Gorell’s abilities to fulfill the duties of leading these departments that are essential to the operations of the university and carry forth a mindset focusing on high-level customer service for these departments as they interact with other university offices and personnel," said CSU Provost Tony Frank.
Gorell received his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Northwestern University in 1970, his master’s in Zoology from the University of Arkansas in 1966, and his bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from Quincy College (Quincy, Ill.) in 1963. He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Endocrine Society, National Association of Biology Teachers, Sigma Xi and the Society for the Study of Reproduction.