Technology Planning Committee
Minutes

Purpose: To acssess and recommend policy and procedures that contribute to the fulfillment of UWG's technology vision.  That vision is "... to integrate information technology into West Georgia's academic and administrative mission to ensure that students, faculty, staff, and the community are well prepared for life in a knowledge-based and technologically dynamic society."  

The Technology Planning Committee will produce a Yearly Evaluation of Campus IT as a summation of the state of information technology at UWG over the previous academic year. This report, to be completed by the end of the fall semester, will include:

An assessment of annual reports from IT units, evaluations from the Technology Coordination Council, user surveys, and other documents that provide evidence that the university is actively participating in the strategies articulated in the UWG IT Strategic Plan.

An evaluation of existing campus policies, procedures, standards, and processes related to the allocation and use of technology to ensure that academic and administrative needs are adequately addressed.

A summary of the committee's findings and any recommendations for increased activity to fulfill participation in the IT Strategic Plan and/or recommendations for changes, additions or other improvements to the UWG IT Strategic Plan and accompanying process.

The Technology Planning Committee will meet jointly once each semester with the Technology Coordination Council to promote communication and cooperation.

Membership, to be specified in UWG’s Policies and Procedures:

The committee members will be 2 Senators (1 Arts and Sciences, 1 Business or Education); 6 elected faculty members (3 Arts and Sciences, 1 Business, 1 Education, 1 Library); 4 senior-level administrators (1 each from the divisions of Academic Affairs, Business and Finance, Student Services, and University Advancement); the University Technology Officer; and 3 students (appointed by the SGA).  The total membership is 16, with members representing the Senate and faculty serving for staggered three-year terms.

 
Senate


Aanstoos, Chris
Bray, Marty (Chair)
Arts and Sciences
Education
2009
2008
Arts and Sciences


Brickman, Barbara
Rocco, Daniel
Schmidt, Gary

2010
2009
2008
Business


Prince, Brad

2010
Education


Huett, Jason

2010
Library


Smith, Susan

2010
Administration


Ledbetter, Lisa
Lingrel, Scott
Aldrich, Michael
Renfrow, Mike
University Advancement
Student Affairs
Arts and Sciences  
Business and Finance
2008
2008
2008
2008
University ofTechnology Officer


Lloyd, Will

2008
SGA


Benton, Janava
Burden, Daphne
Townes, Robert

2008
2008
2008

Ex-officio member (non-voting)



Aldrich, Micheal
VPAA
2008