Academic Computing Policy Board

General Purpose

The Office of Information Technology is an administrative unit established by the College to provide computing services to the community, including the support of the academic program of St. Olaf. The Academic Computing Policy Board serves as the faculty’s instrument to provide leadership and establish priorities for academic computing activities at St. Olaf.

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. To serve as an advocate for academic computing at St. Olaf.
  2. To develop and approve policies for academic computing at St. Olaf.
  3. To set goals and establish priorities for academic computing for the Office of Information Technology.
  4. To stimulate faculty development in the area of academic computing.
  5. To prepare and periodically update a long-range plan for academic computing at St. Olaf.
  6. To review annual budget proposals prepared by the Director of Information Technology.
  7. To advise the Director of Information Technology on issues facing the Office of Information Technology.
  8. To work with other units of the College to ensure appropriate planning for campus-wide development of technology services that affect the academic program.

Personnel

The Academic Computing Policy Board shall consist of four members: three faculty from different divisions appointed by the Dean of the College for terms of no more than three years, and the Director of Information Technology. Members of the Board may be reappointed. One of the faculty members of the Board will be appointed as Chair by the Dean of the College. The Chair of the Board shall normally be a tenured member of the faculty. (Approved: September 2002; Reviewed: December 2010)