Current ITS Topics

As you might guess ITS is involved with a number of topics. 

In Computer Services, we are focusing on:

  • Beginning a detailed review of access to Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
  • Installing the Ellucian Recruiter system
  • Installing the CourseLeaf system for academic course changes (workflow) and eCatalog
  • Upgrading Banner to the new XE release
  • Supporting all Institutional Research reporting requirements
  • Blackboard support
  • Web site security cleanup
  • ADA Audit support (Blackboard content)
  • Developing all Business Intelligence analysis & reporting.

Network Security continues to focus on:

  • Responding to eDiscovery requests
  • Responding to malware breaches, currently Cryptowall/Cryptolocker
  • Recruiting a new Associate Director – Information Security Officer (ISO)
  • Collaborating with CTS to update software such as Flash & Java to minimize exposure to current malware exploits
  • Developing an overall security plan for offices using PII

 ITS-Operations is focusing on:

  • Its work order backlog
  • The CCTV camera upgrades 
  • Ongoing Data Center Operations & Upgrades
  • Ongoing campus network upgrades:
    1. Mosher Hall
    2. Melnick Hall
    3. Meshel Hall
  • Supporting Network Security given the ISO vacancy

Media & Academic Computing focuses on the following ongoing projects:

  • Day to day operation of the Tech Desk
  • Completing the conversion of university micro computers from XP to Windows/7
  • Installation & upgrades of classroom technology equipment
  • Day to day efforts on their work order backlog
  • Planning & executing the FY 2015-2016 academic affairs upgrades to classrooms, desktops, and systems
  • Supporting Network Security given the ISO vacancy
  • A Network Access Control (NAC) solution to keep WinXP off of the network
  • Increased automation of software delivery through increased Altiris packages/jobs
  • ​Implementing a more cost effective desktop antivirus