Chris Van Liew
B.S., Business Administration from Oregon State University
Chief Information Officer, Vice President of Information Technology
A Pacific Northwest native, Chris previously served as the Chief Information Officer for Weyerhaeuser, after more than two decades of varied technology roles for the company. Chris has a passion for growing people and building teams to deliver uncompromising results. At Seattle University, Chris is enabling the future of higher education through a vibrant technology strategy, disciplined project delivery, balanced risk management and cybersecurity capabilities, and the many other technical services necessary to support the aspirations of students, faculty, staff and administration. Beyond his IT responsibilities, Chris volunteers his time in the community, and has previously served on board committees for a local health care system. When not at work, you can find Chris spending time with his family, reading, playing guitar, or getting “low-tech” tending to his home and property.