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University Technology Council

Purpose or FunctionThe purpose of the University Technology Council is to facilitate overall information technology planning, strategies and policies and to monitor the strategic performance of the University’s technology endeavors to remain competitive in the political, economic and competitive business environment.

The University Technology Council shall create and collaborate with other University committees in order to effectively accomplish its goals. The following committees will initially augment the University Technology Council: Instructional Technologies & Distance Education Committee, Academic Computing Committee, Business Computing Committee, Research Computing Committee, Electronic & Information Resources Committee, and Data Stewards Committee. Significant collaborating committees will include the University Web Council.

Membership: The Council’s membership will generally consist of representatives at the Associate Vice President, Associate Dean or higher level from the following areas:  Academic Affairs, Finance & Administration, Institutional Advancement, Student Engagement and Success, Research and Innovation, Library, Enrollment Management, and one representative for all 6 colleges appointed by the Provost.

Chair: Senior Associate Vice President for Information Technology / Chief Information Officer

Responsible University Official: Senior Associate Vice President for Information Technology / Chief Information Officer

Name

Membership

Term

Evans, Edward

Chief Information Officer (Ex-Officio) (Chair)

N/A

Castorena, Yolanda

Finance & Administration Representative

May - 2020

Rendon, Michael

Academic Affairs Representative

May - 2020

Nodarse Barrera, Jaime

Institutional Advancement Representative

May - 2020

Rao, Mohan

Faculty Senate Representative

May - 2022

Perez, Lisa

Student Engagement and Success Representative

May - 2020

Mahdy, Ahmed

Research and Innovation Representative

May - 2020

Rudowsky, Catherine

Mary & Jeff Bell Library Representative

May - 2020

Scott, David

College Representative Appointed by Provost

May - 2020

Johnson, Philip

Faculty Senate Representative

May - 2022

Singh, Michelle

IT Teaching & Learning Technologies Representative

May - 2020

 

Academic Computing Committee

Purpose/Function: To promote 1) collaboration between Information Technology and functional areas that use administrative systems for student support 2) review, on a regular basis, the status of projects within the academic administration portfolio and reassess priorities as necessary; 3) facilitate software licensing requests; 4)  the Momentum 2020 Goal of becoming an emerging research institution by creating an environment that articulates and provides resources necessary for commitment to excellence in research, creative activity, and scholarship in all academic departments and units and 5) the Momentum 2020 goal of providing 21st Century learning resources and information technology infrastructure to support instruction, discovery and administrative operations.

Name

Membership

Term

Barnett, Margaret

Information Technology Representative (Chair)

N/A

Rendon, Michael

Academic Affairs Representative

N/A

Benoit, Andy

Enrollment Management Representative

N/A

Reyna, Oscar

Admissions Representative

N/A

Chapa, Melissa

Records Representative

N/A

Gage, Jeannie

Financial Assistance Representative

N/A

Holzheuser, Christina

Bursar's Office Representative

N/A

Jarrell, Melissa

University College Representative

N/A

Moreno, Gerry

Center for Academic Student Achievement Representative

N/A

Yu, Derek

International Student Services Representative

N/A

DeGaish, Ann

Student Engagement & Success Representative

N/A

Vacant

ITDEC Representative

N/A

Merchant, Amanda

Planning & Institutional Research Representative

N/A

McCaleb, Karen

College of Graduate Studies Representative

N/A

Singh, Michelle

Ex-Officio

N/A

 

Business Computing Committee

Purpose/Function: To promote 1) collaboration between Information Technology and Administrative operations 2) the effective use of technology to facilitate and prioritize computing needs for the University; 3)  the Momentum 2020 Goal of becoming an emerging research institution by creating an environment that articulates and provides resources necessary for commitment to excellence in research, creative activity, and scholarship in all academic departments and units and 4) the Momentum 2020 goal of providing 21st Century learning resources and information technology infrastructure to support instruction, discovery and administrative operations.

Name

Membership

Term

Bowman, Brad

Information Technology Representative (Chair)

N/A

Layton, Susan

University Services Representative

N/A

Gutierrez, Alan

University Police Department Representative

N/A

Gorney, Rosanne

Budget Office Representative

N/A

Soto, Ben

Information Technology Representative

N/A

Barnett, Margaret

Information Technology Representative

N/A

LaRue, John

Compliance Representative

N/A

Coons, Roy

EHS Representative

N/A

Torres, Becky

Comptroller

N/A

Dawson, John

Facilities Representative

N/A

Larrabee, Ashley

Marketing & Communications Representative

N/A

Gomez, Lizzie

Athletics Representative

N/A

McCree, Felecia

Institutional Advancement Representative

N/A

Singh, Michelle

Ex-Officio

N/A

 

Research Computing Committee

Purpose/Function: To promote 1) collaboration between Information Technology, Research & Innovation and Academic Units; 2) the effective development and use of technological resources that enable research; facilitate grant applications and to prioritize research computing needs for the University; 3) the Momentum 2020 Goal of becoming an emerging research institution by creating an environment that articulates and provides resources necessary for commitment to excellence in research, creative activity, and scholarship in all academic departments and units and 4) the Momentum 2020 goal of providing 21st Century learning resources and information technology infrastructure to support instruction, discovery and administrative operations.

Name

Membership

Term

Gonzalez, Joshua

Information Technology Representative (Chair)

N/A

Warga, Ed

Mary & Jeff Bell Library Representative

N/A

Chen, LD

College of Science & Engineering Representative

N/A

Li, Long-zhuang

College of Science & Engineering Representative

N/A

Bird, Christopher

College of Science & Engineering Representative

N/A

Riechers, Daniel

Research and Innovation Representative

N/A

Kar, Dulal

College of Science & Engineering Representative

N/A

Liu, Chuntao

College of Science & Engineering Representative

N/A

Gayanilo, Felimon

Harte Research Institute Representative

N/A

Tissot, Philippe

Conrad Blucher Institute Representative

N/A

Vacant

College of Business Representative

N/A

Ajisafe, Toyin

College of Education & Human Development Representative / CPIRA

N/A

Pollock, Wendi

College of Liberal Arts - Criminal Justice Representative

N/A

Scarince, Collin

College of Liberal Arts - Psychology Representative

N/A

Peck, Jessica

College of Nursing & Heath Sciences Representative

N/A

Vacant

Graduate Council Representative

N/A

Vacant

Graduate Student Representative

N/A

Singh, Michelle

IT Teaching & Learning Technologies Representative

N/A

 

Electronic and Information Resources Accessibility Committee

Purpose/Function: To 1) review the University’s policies, processes, and practices regarding the accessibility of electronic and information resources, and 2) to ensure that those policies, processes, and practices a) comply with federal, state, system, and local laws and b) adequately support the University’s disabled population.

Name

Membership

Term

Schroeder, Karole

IT / EIR Accessibility Coordinator (Chair)

N/A

Cantu, Abel

Mary & Jeff Bell Library Representative

N/A

Cain, Cheryl

Marketing & Communications Representative

N/A

Zentmire, Deborah

Contracts Representative

N/A

Weir, Jennifer

Disability Services Representative

N/A

McCaleb, Karen

Academic Affairs Representative

N/A

Guerra, Lauran

IT / Office of Distance Education Representative

N/A

Glynn, Kevin

IT / Office of Information Security Representative

N/A

Ruiz, Rosie

Employee Development & Compliance Services Representative

N/A

Vacant

College of Education & Human Development Representative

N/A

Spofford, Trent

Marketing & Communications Representative

N/A

Martinez, Paul

Student Representative

N/A

Hobart, Will

Procurement Services Representative

N/A

 

Data Stewards Committee

Purpose/Function: University Data Stewards promote the availability, usability, integrity   and security of enterprise data across the diverse units of the University. Data Stewards will guide appropriate data use through planning, policy, and protocols at TAMU-CC. The University Data Stewards will collaborate with other departments to ensure the data security, privacy, and compliance through the appropriate classification of enterprise data and by reviewing training provided to users who will interact with data. Finally, the data stewards, facilitate reporting by interpreting data and providing guidance for definitions and reporting purposes.

Name

Membership

Term

Moore, Lee

Information Technology Representative (Chair)

N/A

Rudowsky, Cate

University Records Retention Officer

N/A

Cortinas, Debra

Human Resources Representative

N/A

Chapa, Melissa

Registrar

N/A

Reyna, Oscar

Admissions & Records Representative


N/A

Gage, Jeannie

Financial Assistance Representative


N/A

Holzheuser, Christina

Bursar


N/A

Jarrell, Melissa

Department of Undergraduate Studies Representative


N/A

Moreno, Gerry

Center for Academic Student Achievement Representative


N/A

Glynn, Kevin

IT / Office of Information Security Representative


N/A

Mulligan-Nguyen, Erin

Planning & Institutional Research Representative


N/A

Singh, Michelle

Ex-Officio


N/A

 

Instructional Technology & Distance Education Committee

Purpose/Function: The purpose of the Instructional Technology and Distance Education Committee (ITDEC) is to assist in setting directions and priorities for developing, implementing, and evaluating instructional technology and digital education directions for the University.

  1. The committee will engage in the following activities:
    1. Assist with setting directions and priorities for the use of the University’s instructional technology and digital education resources. Pursue integration of instructional technology needs and directions with University information systems.
    2. Identify new academic technologies to be investigated and piloted and, if found desirable, provided to the University. Develop, encourage and articulate the connection between research and the classroom.
    3. Continually evaluate the instructional technology and digital education support provided to the University (both centrally and at the collegiate level) and recommend enhancements and changes.
    4. Communicate instructional technology and digital education directions and initiatives to faculty, staff and students.
    5. Solicit feedback from the University on instructional technology and digital education needs and desired directions.

Name

Membership

Term

Singh, Michelle

Information Technology Representative (Chair)

N/A

DeGrande, Heather

College of Nursing & Health Sciences Faculty Representative


May - 2022

Luttrell, Eric

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Representative

May - 2022

Loveland, Karen

College of Business Faculty Representative

May - 2022

Huang, Lucy

College of Science & Engineering Faculty Representative

May - 2021

Watson, Joshua

College of Education & Human Development Faculty Representative

May - 2020

Flores, Bernadette

University CollegeFaculty Representative

May - 2021

Smith, Kellie 

Director, Center for Faculty Excellence

May - 2021

Louis, Lisa

Mary & Jeff Bell Library Representative

May - 2021

Platt, Adrienne

Graduate Council Representative

May - 2021

Soto, Ben

Information Technology Representative

May - 2020

Vacant

Undergraduate Student Representative

May - 2020

Janney, Alexandra

Graduate Student Representative

May - 2020

Chapa, Melissa

Enrollment Management Representative

May - 2020

Moreno, Miguel

Faculty Senate Representative

May - 2021

Last Updated: 09/11/2020