2005-06 Technology Fee Report
05-06 Academic Year, $2.70 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 are not 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.
2005-2006 Committee Members
- Becky Pinkelman
- Jody Kelm
- Sunny Brinker
- Travis Dickey
- Dr. Monty Fickel, Professor of Mathematics
- Dr. Barbara Limbach, Professor of Business & Economics
Department of Information Technology Representative:
- Ann Burk, Director of Information Technology
- $175,000 Technology Fee revenue
- $35,000 allocated to Distance Learning
- $140,000 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.
- Purchased replacement router & associated installation costs for DS3 Internet connection
- Purchased new Barracuda anti-spyware/firewall border appliance
- Purchased cable installation for the renovated Library computer lab
- Purchased additional residence hall network switches
- Provided paper and toner for the general computer labs
- Provided equipment repairs for the general computer labs
- Purchased new furniture for the renovated Library computer lab.
- Purchased replacement laser printer for the Edna Hall lab.
- Purchased replacement laser printer for the Brooks Hall lab.
- Purchased 9 replacement PCs for the Tutoring Center.
- Purchased replacement server for the main Windows domain controller.
- Purchased high capacity tape backup appliances.
2005-2006 Major Expenditures from non-Technology Fee fund benefiting the student body:
- Internet connectivity charges
- On-going software contracts for Blackboard, MyCSC, Student Information System, On-line Credit Card Payments, Microsoft Campus Agreement, Library Automation, Antivirus and AntiSpam licenses, SPSS, Help Desk Software, and Traffic Shaper.
- Server maintenance and repairs
- Purchased DMZ backup server
- Purchased internal web server
- Auxiliary costs for renovation of the Library lab
- Uninterruptible Power Supplies for servers