Archives for March 2013

Meeting Notes for March 21, 2013

President’s Technology Advisory Council Submitted by Leanna Giancarlo Present: Rosemary Arneson, Hall Cheshire, Leanna Giancarlo, Steve Greenlaw (via phone), Jim Groom, Mary Kayler, Jeff McClurken, Erik Nosar, Fred Pierce, Matt Troutman, Mara Scanlon Jeff McClurken welcomed Matt Troutman (Housing and Residence Life, OrgSync, and student activities) to PTAC. Jeff will meet with Torre Meringolo and Regina Carlson on March 29th at which time Regina will present her initial recommendations for and plan for the $500,000 grant to Mellon.  She has also identified a list of government grants for us to work on especially in light of digitization and archiving projects.  The hope is that PTAC would look at all of these grant applications in an advisory capacity.  Jeff will also present to Torre’s unit in April about the council. Mary Kayler announced that she and Tim Owens will be going to New Orleans to present on the MakerSpace First Year Seminar experience and will also attend a … [Read more...]

Agenda for March 21, 2013 Meeting

President’s Technology Advisory Council Agenda for March 21, 2013 Meeting 11 AM-12 PM – Simpson Library MakerSpace Announcements & Updates Welcoming new members (Matthew Troutman) Grant Writing, Regina, and PTAC update Discussion Uses of PTAC funding (~$25,000) i.     Funded: DoOO funding ($5000), ThinkLab Materials request ($4000), Wowza Media Server ($400). ii.     Discussion & vote:  OLI Fellows ($4500), DKC visits (??), MakerSpace Student Aides ($2000) iii.      Value of not spending all the funding this year. Digital Knowledge Center discussions i.     What is it?  What would it look like? Where should it go?  Who should be responsible? Establishing PTAC procedures: i.     Terms of service for faculty/student members?  Terms of service for officers? ii.     The value of small working groups? Future meetings April 16, 11-12 AM Future topics Other business? … [Read more...]

Meeting Notes for February 28, 2013

President’s Technology Advisory Council Meeting Notes for February 28, 2013 Submitted by Leanna Giancarlo  Present: Rosemary Arneson, Hall Cheshire, Leanna Giancarlo, Kimberly Kinsley, Jeff McClurken, Erik Nosar, Fred Pierce, Andy Rush (for Jim Groom), Mara Scanlon, Jerry Slezak Jeff McClurken opened the meeting by welcoming Erik Nosar, our newest member to the council.  Erik will serve for the rest of 2013 and the next academic year.  Matt Troutman, associate director of Residence Life, who is also in charge of OrgSync, will represent student activities. Jeff and Steve Greenlaw met with Ken and Donna from the development office and Torre Meringolo and Regina Carlson with regard to the grant to Mellon.  Torre was initially thinking that we should be submitting a planning grant (this is what Davidson received); however, Regina believes that we are beyond this $50,000 start and should be looking at a $500,000 grant.  Regina is evaluating the short piece from Steve and edited by … [Read more...]