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2007-08 Technology Fee Report
$4.10 per credit hour for all CSC students
- Technology acquisitions should benefit the general student population.
- Funds should be allocated first to 'visible' improvements, such as maintaining and upgrading general lab hardware and software, network response time, and student assistance.
- Funds are not used to purchase specialized equipment or software.
- Funds may be used to fund non-student positions whose priority is student based technology support such as the general computer labs, residence hall network connections, help desk, etc.
- Fund is to be managed by the Technology Fee Committee.
- Be mindful of expenditure guidelines.
- Identify, introduce and prioritize needs, and recommend annual expenditures.
- Attend meetings, conducted in the Fall for Spring implementation planning and in the Spring for Summer implementation planning.
- Publish on the web and present to Student Senate and CSC Administration a report of the previous year’s expenditures.
2007-2008 Committee Members
- Student Representatives:
- Matt Nielsen
- Kelcey Roberts
- Jana Wells
- Faculty Representatives:
- Dr. Arthur Borgemenke
- Mr. Phil Cary
- Ms. Mary Donahue
- Department of Information Technology Representative:
- Ms. Ann Burk, Dir. Information Technology & Chair
$275,000 Technology Fee revenue
- $35,000 Allocated to Distance Learning
- $240,000 Allocated to the Technology Fee Committee
- Provided 50% funding of the Computer Support Specialist position for support of student related technology in the general access computer labs, at the help desk, and in the residence halls.
- Provided the DS3 Internet connection
- Provided SAN hardware and installation
- Provided wireless access point installation in the Math & Science rotunda, Gold Room, and Edna Game Room
- Computer Labs
- Provided paper and toner for the general computer labs
- Provided equipment repairs for the general computer labs
2007-08 Major Expenditures from non-Technology Fee funds benefiting the student body:
- On-going software contracts for eCollege, MyCSC, Student Information System, On-line Credit Card Payments, Microsoft Campus Agreement, Library Automation, EZProxy access to library databases, Antivirus and AntiSpam licenses, SPSS, Help Desk Software, Traffic Shaper, EMAS recruiting software
- Switch upgrade and wireless access point purchases in Miller Hall, Sparks Hall, Armstrong Gym, NPAC, Burkhiser to accommodate wireless access
- Purchase of new campus web servers and general server maintenance and repairs
- Travel expenses in preparation for the selection of the new PeopleSoft student information system.