The Technical Services Committee informs and provides advice to the faculty, the students, and the Dean on the uses of technology in the School of Liberal Arts. Its functions include the drafting and triennial updating of a Technology Plan for the School. The Committee presents resolutions on issues pertaining to technology and technical facilities used by Liberal Arts faculty, staff, and students, including the relationship of School technology programs to plans of the departments. The Committee provides a mechanism for making recommendations concerning the use and distribution of technology in the School. The Committee participates in the allocation of technology funds and, when asked, gives advice and assistance on projects that involve technology.
The Technology Services Committee will consist of seven (7) voting members and two (2) nonvoting members. The voting members will consist of four (4) faculty selected by Agenda Council, the chair of the Lab Advisory Subcommittee, an Agenda Council representative, and a student representative. The nonvoting members will consist of the Director of Technical Services and a representative from the Dean’s Office. When possible, a member of the Technology Committee should be a school representative to the IUPUI Faculty Council Technology Committee. The committee will also invite a representative from UITS to attend in a non-voting capacity.
The Technology Committee will have a Lab Advisory Sub-committee. The sub-committee will advise the committee on policies, procedures and planning, and represent concerns related to the Student Technology Centers (e.g., labs). The sub-committee will consist of the following representatives:
(a) The faculty chair of the sub-committee, who is appointed by the committee each year, will have a one-year, renewable term.
(b) In consultation with the chair of the Technology Committee and the Director of Technical Services, the chair of the sub-committee will recommend the appointment of up to six (6) additional faculty to represent the different SLA Student Technology Centers, with new members approved by the Technology Committee. Appointments to the sub-committee will be for staggered, renewable terms of up to three years.
(c) The student representative of the Technology Committee will serve ex officio on the sub-committee.
(d) The Coordinator of Technology Development and the Technical Services Teleproduction Supervisor will serve ex officio on the sub-committee.