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November 14, 2011

College Senate Minutes

November 14, 2011

Senators Present: S. Babcock (proxy held by M. Wake), J. Backus-Foster (proxy held by S. Shoemaker), A. Burger, J. Burgess (proxy held by D. Stein), S. Carlson, M. DeFreece, D. Dougherty, L. Goodwin-Burwood, T. Hamblin, C. Levitt, K. MacLeod, M. McKenna (proxy held by M. MacLeod), A. Mitchell, K. Ogborn, S. Poe (proxy held by K. Quartuccio), S. Shoemaker, D. Sivers, D. Stein, A. Thompson, C. Vesterfelt, M. Wake

Senators Absent: E. Hodges, J. Morgan, A. Smith, A. Sohns, S. Swayze, J. Yando, K. Zuber

Guests: J. Nader for C. Vancko

Meeting called to order by Presider J. Miller at 4:14 p.m.

President’s Report

Approve minutes for the 10-24-11 meeting with the addition of A. Mitchell’s attendance changed to proxy held by J. Miller – Motion: T. Hamblin; seconded: M. DeFreece; approved.

Correction to agenda: addition of President Vancko’s report and ignore the last two pages of information that was sent with the agenda


TAG shall assist the entire campus community (academic and professional) in assessing and articulating technology needs. TAG is the voice of the campus community (faculty, staff, and students) at SUNY Delhi and is therefore responsible for representing their will.

Specific areas of responsibility:

Needs Assessment and Articulation

Provide advocacy to project sponsors, guiding them through the process of getting technology project proposals included in Unit Plans and considered by Cabinet for funding

As a step in the technology project proposal process, assess technology project proposals against a readiness rubric

Annually analyze and present a summary of trends in SUNY Delhi technology needs in a written report to Senate, Budget & Planning Committee, and Cabinet in a time frame that allows its consideration in the annual budget and planning process

Technology Policy

Address technology policy questions or requests for new technology policy as requested by members of cabinet or others with policy-making responsibility

Technology Research

Address technology research/opinion questions as requested by Senate


incorporate student views on technology by engaging the Student Senate on a regular basis, at least annually

report to Senate annually, providing summary of approved technology projects, rejected technology project proposals, and technology projects that were funded outside the defined TAG / B&PC process

summary of active project proposals suggestions to improve TAG’s roles, responsibilities, processes, assessment rubrics, or communications

attend “quarterly” CIS updates to facilitate communications between CIS, Senate, and the campus community review major technology implementation plans and encourage methods and schedules that minimize disruptions to teaching, learning, and normal work flow review and make recommendations regarding the annual technology fee allocations


Composition of TAG should be a diverse cross section of the campus community. Membership should include those with a broad campus perspective and understanding, rather than solely a technical focus. There shall be 12 13 members of this committee. The chair shall be elected by the voting members of the committee. Each member will serve a two-year term with terms staggered for continuity purposes.

  1. Voting Members:

**1 member from each academic division

**1 member familiar with on-line instruction

**1 member from the Resnick Library or Academic Services

**1 member from CIS

**1 member from Student Life

**1 member from Enrollment Services

**1 member from support staff (academic or professional)

**1 member from the health, safety, or security areas

**1 member from the student body

2. Ex-officio:

**VP Finance and Administration

**Finance Cabinet Liaison


Shared Services Taskforce

Staff Senate Committee for Term and Permanent Appointment

Senate Elections

Old Business


Meeting Adjourned at 5:48 p.m.

Next meeting November 28, 2011



Contact Info
Jared Yando, Presider

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