IT Governance Council 01.10.13 Minutes

Attending:

Cynthia Herrera Lindstrom, Annette Valenta, Mike Kirda, Ilir Zenku, Michael Hites, Mary Case, Dibyen Majumdar, Terri Weaver, Sandra De Groote, Frank Goldberg, Saul Weiner, William Hendrickson

  • Administrative Committee
    • Hire Touch Report Approval
      • Discussion of the recommendations made in the report
      • Discussion of the need to involve more faculty on HireTouch steering committee
      • Approved Motion: Motion to accept report and distribution, followed by request for action, was approved
    • Promotion and Tenure (P&T)
      • Discussion is still progressing on this issue
      • Visualization of what the system needs to be for the future was discussed
      • This will likely be an ITPC project
  • Education Committee
    • CCTL proposal
      • Provost is moving into the implementation stage for the Contemporary Center for Teaching and Learning (CCTL)
      • Consideration of creating a committee to focus on the CCTL
    • Future Role of Committee
      • Consideration of how to approach new ideas and bring them to the committee
      • Discussion of proposal process from faculty, students, and committee members
      • Consideration of ways to foster growth of faculty interest in campus technology
  • InfraSec Committee
    • Security Policies
      • Draft of policies was completed and sent out for feedback in December
      • Currently looking for campus endorsement to make these the official policies
      • Next step is to develop procedures on how to implement these policies
      • Discussion of cost, high risk data, and encryption
      • Approved Motion: Motion to accept security policies was approved
  • Research Committee
    • High Performance Computing (HPC) Report
      • Discussion of the necessity of HPC for current research on campus and educational opportunities for students
      • Proposal, subcommittee, and sustainable project formed
      • Discussion on mechanics of implementation on campus
      • Approved Motion: Motion to forward the report to the Provost was approved
    • Charge Proposal
      • Charge is becoming outdated, does not reflect current activities
      • Approved Motion: Motion to change the committee charge was approved
  • Blackboard Update
    • The Blackboard move was successful
  • IT Strategic Plan
    • Draft from WTC on findings from focus groups will be examined next week
      • This will determine what issues should be prioritized
    • Priorities
      • Discussion of creating a list of new priorities for ITGC