Information Technology Committee


Charge: To do long-range planning relating to computer, cable, and telephone systems throughout the institution and to make recommendations regarding the future development and integration of these systems University-wide.
Membership: A faculty representative from each college, School of University Studies, and Kent Library will be nominated by the deans. (Per Faculty Handbook policy, “Faculty members who serve full terms on University Standing Committees cannot succeed themselves.) Other members include one representative each from Finance and Administration, Enrollment Management and Student Success, University Advancement/Foundation to be nominated by the respective Vice Presidents; one representative nominated by the Dean of Students; one representative from the Office of Instructional Technology nominated by the Dean of Online Learning; one representative each from the Professional Staff Council and the CTS Staff Council to be nominated by the respective councils; and two student representatives to be nominated by the President of Student Government. Faculty and staff serve three-year terms. Students serve one-year terms. Non-rotating members include the Vice Provost, the Assistant Vice President of Information Technology, the Dean of Kent Library, Dean of Online Learning, the Assistant Director of Web Technology, Director of Networking & Telecommunications, Chairperson of the Department of Computer Science, a representative of Facilities Management, Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Academic Assessment, and Coordinator of Edvolution. All nominees are appointed by the Provost and Vice President of Finance and Administration.
Reports to: Provost and Vice President of Finance and Administration
Non-Rotating Members: N/R Chuck McAllister, Vice Provost
N/R TBD, Assistant VP of Information Technology
N/R Allen Gathman, Dean, Online Learning
N/R Evan Starr, Assistant Director of Web Technology
N/R Brian Schnurbusch, Director, Networking & Telecommunications
N/R David Probst, Chairperson, Department of Computer Science
N/R Jessica Livingston, Facilities Management
N/R Kang Bai, Asst. Provost for Institutional Research and Academic Assessment
N/R Cathy Roeder, Interim Director of Kent Library and Interim Dean of Academic Information Services
Faculty Members: AY 2014-2016 Sara Starbuck, Health and Human Services
AY 2014-2016 Pat Willingham, Kent Library
AY 2015-2017 Nic Wilkins, Liberal Arts
AY 2015-2017 Xiang-Sheng Wang, Science, Technology, & Agriculture
AY 2015-2017 Lori Mueller, Business
AY 2016-2018 Debra Porter, Education
AY 2016-2018 Vicky McAlister, University Studies
Other members: AY 2014-2016 Floyd Lockhart, Office of Instructional Technology
AY 2014-2016 Tara Lutes, Finance and Administration
AY 2014-2016 Alix Gasser, Enrollment Mgmt. & Student Success
AY 2014-2016 Leann Stinson, CTS Staff Council
AY 2014-2016 Bruce Skinner, Dean of Students
AY 2015-2017 Chelsea Caile, Professional Staff Council
AY 2015-2017 Marcus Painton, University Advancement/Foundation
Student Representatives: AY 2016 Yasodh J. Kudarala Lekamalage
AY 2016 Kirk Comstock
Co-Chairs: Chuck McAllister and (Vacant – Assistant Vice President for Technology)

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