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CC.01.09
February 12, 2001

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
URBANA-CHAMPAIGN SENATE

Committee on Committees
(Final -Action)

CC.01.09 Nominations for Membership on New Committee on Information Technology

BACKGROUND

On October 23, 2000, the Senate approved the formation of a new Senate Committee on Information Technology (SP.96.04), Bylaws, Part D.16. Information Technology (IT) has taken on an increasingly important role in all walks in life. Among other areas on campus, it significantly impacts teaching and learning, research, service, administrative functions, alumni relations, intramural activities, and other forms of recreation. Faculty and students have a multitude of concerns about IT issues that are as disparate as the campus computer network and how to sustain its growth, on the one hand, and ownership of the intellectual property embedded in a course Website, on the other. There is a need to get a sense of the faculty and the students on these and other issues and to have that sense help determine campus policy. This committee's goal is to help shape campus information technology policy broadly and not to be involved directly with the running of AITS, CCSO, CET, and other campus units.

NOMINATIONS

Faculty:
Jan Novakofski ACES 2003 (Chair)
Nick Burbules EDUC 2002
Richard DeVor ENGR 2003
Nan Goggin FAA 2002
Jay Kesan LAW 2002
Beth Sandore LIBR 2003
Michael Shaw CBA 2002
Robert Wengert LAS 2003

Students:
Jayson Gasper ENGR 2002
One vacancy 2002

Committee on Committees
Karen Chapman-Novakofski, Chair
Meredith Blumthal
Oscar Biondolillo
Peter Colwell
Thomas F. Conry
Linda C. Smith
Billy Vaughn
Emily Watts

Nominations from the floor must be accompanied by the nominee's signed statement of willingness to serve if elected. The statement shall be dated and include the name of the position to be filled. If present, the nominee's oral statement will suffice.