Agenda for November 15, 2013 Meeting

Download the PTAC Agenda for the 11-15-13 Meeting President’s Technology Advisory Council Agenda for Friday, November 15, 2013 Meeting 2-3 PM – Simpson Library ThinkLab I. Announcements & Updates Scheduling Task Force Others? II. Brief reports (and discussion) PTAC IT Project Subcommittee i.     See attached notes from M. Troutman Survey of student technology usage on campus i.     Update from sub-group led by S. Greenlaw III. Discussion topics Developing a process for opening up PTAC Innovation funds to UMW Community i.     Defining application process, scope, timeline, deadlines, criteria for selection ii.     Subcomittee? Proposal for UMW [Digital] Media Initiative i.     See attached proposal from A. Rush, M. Kayler, and R. Arenson Computer Replacements (if time) i.     What is a reasonable term of replacement? IV.  Future meetings 2-3 PM, Friday, December 13, 2013 V. Other business? … [Read more...]

Agenda for October 11, 2013 Meeting

President’s Technology Advisory Council 2-3 PM – Simpson Library MakerSpace I. Announcements & Updates PTAC IT Project Subcommittee Convergence Center Discussion a. PTAC Innovation Funds (main focus) Opening up process to community? Application process? Deadlines? Criteria for selection? b. Survey of student technology usage on campus (initial conversation) When? How?  Stakeholders in conversation? c. Computer Replacements (initial conversation) What is a reasonable term of replacement? III. Future meetings 2-3 PM, Friday, Nov. 15, and maybe December 13, 2013 IV. Other business? … [Read more...]

Agenda for September 13, 2013 Meeting

President’s Technology Advisory Council 1:30-2:30 PM – Simpson Library MakerSpace Volunteer for PTAC Secretary for 2013-2014 Announcements & Updates Introductions – new members Digital Knowledge Center Convergence Center Enterprise Scheduling Task Force Support Re-allocation Task Force report CIO position update Discussion Subcommittee on IT Projects i.     Role of PTAC in Apogee (Residential Network) contract discussions? Topics for this meeting, semester, year – What should we be talking about? i.     PTAC Innovation Funds – Opening up process to community? ii.     Survey of student technology usage on campus (perhaps in conjunction with other units on campus)?  [Ithaka S+R] iii.     Faculty purchases of software using school money (Department, IT, other units) – who approves, who owns, who maintains, who upgrades?  And is there a better system?  (Mary & Jerry) iv.     Computer Replacements (Jerry & many others) v.     Developing policies on … [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...]

Agenda for February 7, 2013 Meeting

President’s Technology Advisory Council 2-3 PM – Simpson Library MakerSpace Announcements Welcoming new (or new-ish) members (Erik Nosar, Hall Cheshire, Fred Pierce) Update on Jeff’s meeting with President Hurley Grant Writing and PTAC CIO search update Discussion Potential uses of PTAC funding (~$25,000) Mellon précis Conveying significance of DoOO and OLI to Admissions & University Relations Future meetings February 28, 11-12 (?) Future topics PTAC as advisory board on campus tech systems and software purchases Digital Knowledge Center discussions Other business? … [Read more...]

Meeting Agenda 11-29-12

President’s Technology Advisory Council Agenda for November 29, 2012 meeting 12:30-1:30 PM – Simpson Library MakerSpace duPont 310 I. Announcements Update on DoOO and OLI discussions related to President’s funding of those Update on DKC discussions II. Meeting with Regina Carlson about Mellon Mellon précis  What should be included and/or emphasized in the brief? III. Future meetings Meeting in December? IV. Other business? … [Read more...]

Meeting Agenda 11-9-12

1. Announcements a. Digital Studies Minor update 2. Discussion of President’s funding of part of the Digital Learning Proposal a. Domain of One’s Own i.     Discussion of funding and implementation ii.     E-Portfolio section -- Working with Fred Pierce b. OLI i.     How would this play out in terms of funding OLI?  What funds are needed? c. Role of PTAC in the discussion and implementation? d. What happens to other parts of the DLP and how should we proceed with them? i.     Minor/digital pedagogy group, Digital Repository/Archives, ThinkLab/MakerSpace, Digital Knowledge Center 3. Mellon précis             a. What should be included and/or emphasized in the brief?4. Meeting with Regina Carlson – Nov. 29 5. Future meetings a. Friday, Nov. 16, 12-1 pm b. Thursday, Nov. 29, 12:30-1:30 pm 6. Other business? … [Read more...]

Meeting Agenda 10-18-12

I. Announcements a. Update on Jeff’s meeting with Regina Carlson II. Discussion to of Jeff’s Friday DLP meeting with President, Provost, and Development III. CIO at UMW a)  Discuss (and finalize) tasks/goals for interim person b)  Review job description and goals for search for CIO           i. Discuss role of CIO at UMW; qualities important in CIO IV. Future meetings a. Thursday, October 25, 12:30-1:30 PM b. A regular meeting time i. Going forward, Thursdays, every two weeks, at least for this semester? V. Other business? … [Read more...]

Meeting Agenda 9-14-12

Agenda for September 14, 2012 meeting 12-1 PM – Simpson Library MakerSpace I. Status of Digital Learning Proposal II. Issues raised by DLP and Cabinet Questions      a. Further prioritization of DLP Proposals beyond Digital Knowledge Center, as needed      b. Grants to apply for & grant consultants III. Library and space for DKC (Rosemary) … [Read more...]