Trine Promotes Olson to Assistant VP
Trine University has promoted Rod Olson to assistant vice president for campus operations. He will continue to manage university operations, including plant operation and maintenance of university properties; housekeeping; grounds management of main campus, athletic fields and golf course; event services and event space usage; fleet services; the operations call/dispatch center; code review; minor construction; and utilities. Olson has been director of campus operations since 2004.
His experience has included more than 15 years of facility management consulting for higher education and K-12 clients and more than 20 years of managing higher education facilities. Before working at Trine, his past positions included associate director of operations for Detroit Public Schools, plant operations manager for Oklahoma City Public Schools and director of operations at the University of Sioux Falls.
Olson holds a bachelor of science degree in technology from the University of South Dakota-Springfield.