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Bill Brady named Chief Human Resources Officer

Boise State University has selected Bill Brady as the new Chief Human Resources Officer.

Brady joins Boise State from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he has served since 2017 and been promoted through the ranks as Assistant, Associate and now Vice Chancellor and Chief Human Resources Officer. He modernized that university’s HR office with implementation of new software platforms and strategic functions, served as an engaged campus leader beyond HR, including service on several campus-wide committees, oversaw significant changes to the campus’s Title IX framework, elevated HR to a strategic campus resource and more.

“I am delighted to welcome Bill Brady to Boise State University,” said Dr. Marlene Tromp, President. “An innovator with rich experience, Bill is well prepared to lead our HR operations into the future and to support the university as a whole. I look forward to having him join our leadership team.”

Bill Brady

Prior to joining University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Brady served as Assistant Vice President for Employee and Labor Relations at University of Oregon, serving in various leadership roles there from June 2014-2017, and was System Director for Employee Benefits and Compensation at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.

“I am thrilled to have Bill join Boise State University as its inaugural Chief Human Resources Officer. Bill stood out among a group of superb finalists for his clear vision and practical steps to developing a responsive, innovative and collaborative human resources team,” said Matthew Ewing, Vice President for University Advancement and search committee chair. “I’d like to thank the search committee for their time and commitment to the process.”

Brady earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Toledo Law School and earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Washington College.

“I am incredibly excited to be joining the Boise State community,” Brady said. “The institution’s innovative spirit and dedication to student success sets it apart, and I look forward to working with the HR team to develop a comprehensive people strategy that fully supports the mission and highlights Boise State as an amazing place to work.