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Warrensburg, MO 64093
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Technology Infrastructure Advisory Committee

I. Charge

The Technology Infrastructure Advisory Committee shall advise, supply input, and provide recommendations to the Information Technology Policy Council regarding the UCM technology infrastructure in the areas of networking, telecommunications, security, hardware and software platforms, and interconnectivity.

II. Function

The Technology Infrastructure Advisory Committee will:

A. Review existing university policies and regulations related to network security and the implementation of technology on an ongoing basis.

B. Review and evaluate current practices through an ongoing dialog with Information Services and recommend changes in practices, policies and procedures relating to the use of technology including:

  • Continuity of Operations
  • Network design and bandwidth utilization
  • Prioritization of projects
  • Access to network resources
  • Internet access
  • Hardware and software replacement cycles
  • Support, maintenance, and training
  • Instructional technologies

C. Research, explore and evaluate newer infrastructure technologies.

D. Recommend policies and procedures relating to accessibility of Central's web presence from local and remote computers.  This may also include recommendations on accessibility for persons with special needs. 

III. Membership

A. Members of the Technology Infrastructure Advisory Sub-Committee shall be selected for appointment from within the areas listed below:

  • One appointee selected by each of the Vice-Presidents
  • One appointee from Extended Campus/Outreach appointed by the Provost
  • One appointee from Library Services appointed by the Provost
  • One appointee from Information Technology and Instruction appointed by the Provost
  • Two at-large faculty representatives appointed by the Faculty Senate Committee on Committees and approved by the Faculty Senate
  • One student appointed by the Student Government Association
  • Assistant Director of Information Technology Services, ex officio
  • Assistant Director for User Services, ex officio
  • Assistant Director, Telecommunications, ex officio

B. All members will have the opportunity to vote.  A quorum for any meeting will consist of a simple majority of voting members.

IV. Chair

The Infrastructure Advisory Committee shall select its chair from the committee membership by a majority vote. The chair shall serve a one-year term and shall be eligible for re-election (but may serve no more than two consecutive terms).  The chair shall convene all meetings, fix the agenda, cast a vote on all motions, and arrange the taking and report of minutes

V. Terms

Members' term of service shall be 2 years, except for the SGA Student Representative, which shall serve a 1-year term.  Half of the terms shall expire each year. 

Initial memberships shall expire on the following rotation:

Year 1

  • Extended Campus/Outreach Services Representative
  • One At-large Faculty Representative
  • Academic Affairs appointee
  • Development appointee
  • Information Technology and Instruction appointee

Year 2

  • Library Services appointee
  • One At-large Faculty Representative
  • Student Affairs appointee
  • Finance/Administration appointee

VI. Meeting Times

Meeting times will be established by the committee to accommodate the schedules, including class schedules, of as many members as possible.  No less than one committee meeting shall be convened each calendar quarter.

Approved by ITPC 6/8/06

 

Technology Infrastructure Committee
Name College Term
Matt Thomas At-Large 2011
Larry Ferguson At-Large 2010