The IT Council met on June 24th to discuss IT Council objectives and meeting changes, provide feedback on the wireless expansion charter and the Academic Mobility Advisory Group (AMAG), and to identify previous IT Council activities that warranted further consideration or monitoring.
The IT Council will meet Tuesday, June 24th to continue planning how to improve meeting effectiveness, provide input on a proposed charter for a campus wireless upgrade, and review previous projects and committees to determine those that need follow-up.
The IT Council met May 22nd to hear a presentation on a CIC effort to build a cloud services “cookbook” of best practices and procedures for building IT cloud services. The presentation served as a introduction to local efforts to consider how cloud services could benefit campus.
The Teaching & Learning Committee met May 14th to discuss classroom spaces, learning analytics, and leading edge teaching and learning technologies working group reports; outcomes and research on Illinois MOOC and online instruction efforts; and a meeting between the Executive Committee and Provost.
The Research Committee met May 9th to discuss methods for establishing coordination for research cyberinfrastructure projects, a workshop gathering input on needs that could be supported through use of cloud services, and a meeting between the Executive Committee and the Provost.
The Security & Privacy Committee met May 2nd to discuss the ability to fund technologies to research methods for securing campus computing environment, the latest information about the Electronic Communications policy, development of an inventory of governance documents that needed review, creation of a new University committee covering information privacy and security, and several security incidents impacting campus.