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Student Technology Advisory Committee

Student Technology Advisory Committee

Proposes improvements to campus technology.

The Student Technology Advisory Committee is a Technology @ Wheaton governance advisory committee chaired by a representative from Student Government who is invested in technology solutions on campus. It provides ideas and feedback and makes recommendations to the Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Structure

  • Chief Information Officer (Co‐chair)
  • SG Executive Vice President of Finance and Technology (Co‐chair)
  • Graduate School Council Representative
  • One additional member from current Student Government
  • At least one student representative from each of the following divisions:
    • Sciences
    • Humanities
    • Arts and Communication

Purpose

The Student Technology Advisory Committee is to provide a venue for student representatives to propose improvements to campus technology, voice issues experienced with campus technology, and provide feedback to the Chief Information Officer on any relevant technology initiatives. The feedback from students will guide the Chief Information Officer in establishing and maintaining a strategic vision for technology at Wheaton College.

Objectives

The primary objective of technology on campus is to support teaching and the overall student experience. Recognizing this, it is of utmost importance that students be involved in selecting and guiding technology initiatives and understand the rationale behind technology investments at the college. The Student Technology Advisory Committee establishes a structure for student input to be heard and responded to on a regular basis.

Selection Process

The Student Government Executive Vice President (EVP) of Finance and Technology will be responsible for the selection of undergraduate student representatives for each meeting. She/he will recruit members from both the Finance and Technology Committee and from the broader student body to ensure representation from the different divisions of the college. The Graduate School is responsible for selecting the graduate representative. Ideally, the student representatives will include a variety of class years, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and gender.

Operating Principles

The committee shall meet once per quad, for a total of four meetings per year, and will be initiated by the EVP of Finance and Technology. She/he will reach out to the Chief Information Officer to organize and schedule the meeting.

Current Members

  • Wendy Woodward
    Chief Information Officer (Co‐chair)
  • Matt Durocher
    Student Government Executive Vice President of Finance and Technology (Co‐chair)
  • James Cuénod
  • Ben Love
  • Bill Bemister | Academic and Institutional Technology, ex-officio

Adopted Spring 2015