UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
November 13, 2003
Attendees: Paul Hernandez, Jim Vance, Brett Powers, Terry Anderson, Scott Rife, Terri Klaus, Barbara Denison, Bonnie Mathies, Chuck Taylor, Stephen Foster, Dan DeStephen, Carol Rader, Dave Sauter, Ravi Penmetsa, Carol Holdcraft, and Sean Kleefeld
I. Approval of Minutes for October
The minutes were approved.
II. Network Upgrades- CaTS
Paul Hernandez reported that a campus-wide network upgrade will take place during the month of December. Hard copy memos and emails have been sent to the Deans and Chairs of each college/department detailing the locations and times that all network connectivity will be down. Any special applications which might be impacted must be shut down prior to the start time in each building.
III. University Libraries Web Site Update
Brett Powers, Web Coordinator-University Libraries, gave a presentation of the new and improved Web site. A beta version can be accessed at: http://test.libraries.wright.edu/. The actual site will go live on December 3, 2003.
IV. Portal Project Update
Scott Rife updated the committee on the University Portal Project. He distributed copies of the Portal Advisory Committee - Role and Responsibilities (Draft) along with the Portal Project Overview. Scott also gave the members a short demonstration of the look and uses of the "portal."
V. Sub-Committee on FCI Update
Jim Vance reported that the sub-committee will distribute a campus-wide survey regarding computing equipment that is available for faculty. A recommendation will then be made to the Provost with respect to the guidelines to be used for replacement of equipment.
The next scheduled UTC meeting will be on Thursday, December 11, 2003 from 3:00 - 4:00 in 267 University Hall.