In Attendance: Asamoah, Balint, Blood, Brzycki, Chiarulli, Janosko, Kornfeld, McElroy, McFerron, O'Neil, Pagnucci, Pankaj, Reed, Sherwood, Smith, Woodland, Yuhas.
Excused: Branthoover, Donley, Giever, Onyett, Van Wieren, Yost.
Absent: Dadson, Gillham, Kemp, McCoy, McDevitt.
Minutes were approved as posted on the ACPAC website.
The current balance in SAP is $0.00. The normal ACPAC allocation is $30,000. It is expected that this allocation, less 10% ($27,000) will be posted soon. There is an expected rollover from 08-09 of $1,846.30. The anticipated balance is $28,804.30.
The revisions to the Constitution and By-laws were approved at the last meeting. The changes allow for an additional at-large faculty representative. Tess O Neil is the representative for the regional campuses and Holly Branthoover will continue to represent Monroeville. There is still a need for at-large faculty member. Please send to JB Smith or Rick McFerron any recommendations for a faculty member to fill this position.
There is also a vacancy for a graduate student representative. On a motion by Dawn Woodland, seconded by Tess O'Neil, Lynnan Mocek was nominated to serve as the graduate student representative. Motion passed.
The upgrade to Banner 8 is scheduled for Homecoming weekend.
No report. Will meet 22 Sep 09.
The action team will be referred to as the SRS (Student Response System) team.
The rollout of IUP I-click, the support system for SRS has been announced for the fall semester. There are receivers in all multimedia classrooms. Instructors may begin using I-click immediately. I-click workshops for faculty are being developed.
Training/Professional Development Team—Pagnucci, Convener
Three issues were raised:
A recommendation regarding D-space vs. Fedora Commons is anticipated for the next meeting.
Rick will pursue additional information and bring back to ACPAC.
Discussion deferred until next meeting.
IT Services needs feedback from faculty regarding the usefulness of the Technology Guide for Faculty. Gian Pagnucci and Ken Sherwood agreed to take on this task and will coordinate with the college technology committees to facilitate this review.
AOG recommends moving to MS Window 7 by the Fall 2010 semester. The Library requested a delay on acting upon the recommendation until it can be determined that there are no specific issues related to library systems. It was requested that the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 7 be announced. There was a question about when text books will be available that reference Windows 7 rather than other operating systems. This recommendation will be discussed at the next meeting.
Deferred until next meeting.
The president has supported the ACPAC recommendation to provide student pictures for instructional purposes. However, he would like to assure that the student leadership is aware of this decision. Patrick McDevitt has been asked to work with the Student Computing Subcommittee to obtain student feedback that can be communicated to the president. An action team was created to address issues related to the implementation of a system to facilitate the use of student pictures. Mark Staszkiewicz will be invited to join this team. JB Smith with convene the team and other members are Yaw Asamoah and Dawn Woodland.
The current optical scanning equipment is at end of life. There is a need to create an action team to determine a replacement system. Nathan McElroy agreed to convene this action team in November. Meanwhile, Amanda Marshall of the IT Support Center will begin collecting information to assist in this investigation. A representative from APSCUF will be asked to join the action team. Other ACPAC faculty members are encouraged to join this team.
The project to upgrade employee e-mail quotas will begin in October. It should take 6-12 weeks to complete and will be in place for Spring 2010. The e-mail quota will increase to 2 GB.
The meeting was adjourned at 4:59 PM.
Next Meeting: October 14, 2009
Prepared by Rick McFerron with notes from Lynnan Mocek.