IT Governance March 2019

Posted by: Robert Klimper
March 29, 2019

CAL Academic Advising and Student Engagement Modernization Project- Sarah Ellison, VETI Awardee
Presentation to showcase one of the projects in the College of Arts and Letters funded by the VETI grant. Sarah Ellison provided an project overview—

  • Employs 5 Student Assistants
  • Provides rotating schedules and opportunities for students to complete practicum requirements as Peer Advisors
  • Provided academic advising services to approximately 2,538 students between July 1st- March 22nd

The goals for the project were also shared with the Executive Committee—

  • To more efficiently assess student satisfaction
  • Improve service delivery to support University initiatives such as Q2S and GI 2025
  • Encourage and increase student engagement by way of social media and online advertising
  • Increase student participation at university events
  • Highlight college specific events and provide increased support and access to information and resources

Sarah also shared information about processes in CAL advising prior to the award of the grant along with the improved processes after the VETI project was implemented.
Terms of Use for Faculty Web Pages Third Review- Seval Yildirim
Seval Yildirim brought back the draft document to the Executive Committee for a third read. Based on feedback at the previous meeting, language was incorporated about the use of university marks and language was added to address a concern raised by ASI. With two friendly amendments to the document, the Executive Committee unanimously voted to approve the terms of use for faculty web pages.
CNI Wired Network Refresh - Gerard Au
This spring and summer, ITS will be performing major upgrades to the campus network infrastructure. This work is being done as part of the Common Network Initiative (CNI) program of the Chancellor’s Office and is expected to last through mid-October 2019.
The Executive Committee voted to approve the proposed Campus Network Infrastructure project schedule as follows—

  • May 27-31: Pilot building(s) migration
  • June 24-August 30: Access Layer network migration
  • August 12-September 10: Data center network migration
  • TBD: Final testing