The online EDUCAUSE Conference is scheduled this Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 13-15, and K-Staters are welcome to attend the live-streamed sessions (see below) as time allows. Length of sessions vary. About 20 seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so it’s a good idea to arrive early. All sessions are in 202 Fairchild Hall on the K-State-Manhattan campus.
No registration is needed. Further information about each session and the presenter(s) is available in the conference program.
Live-streaming of the EDUCAUSE sessions is being sponsored by the Information Technology Assistance Center. Questions about the sessions should be sent to Ernie Perez, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Last week, Lynn Carlin stepped down from serving as Interim Vice Provost for Information Technology Services (ITS), a position she has held since July 2007. Under Carlin’s watch, ITS:
- Completed assessments of K-State information technology services and the network
- Updated the ITS website
- Realigned the units and combined Academic Services and Technology with the Office of Information Systems
- Updated IT security policies
- Deployed the Zimbra Collaboration Suite (e-mail and calendar)
and more. ITS staff wish Carlin all the best in her role as special assistant to Provost Mason.
Information Technology Services (ITS) welcomed Kenneth Stafford as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Vice Provost for Information Technology Services at K-State on Monday, Aug. 9.
As CIO, Stafford leads a staff of about 200 technical and nontechnical professionals. He has strategic oversight of services including networking and server/storage infrastructure and services; academic, administrative, and instructional technologies and support services; desktop support; technology training; information and technology security; infrastructure for research computing; data and information management; communications; and university IT policies, standards, and procedures.
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(Editor’s note: This information is adapted from Media Relations’ May 20 news release.)
Ken Stafford, currently vice chancellor for technology at the University of Denver, will join K-State Aug. 9 in his new post as chief information officer and vice provost for Information Technology Services.
“As K-State’s senior technology executive, Ken will work closely with university leadership and the university community to shape and implement K-State’s IT investments, plans, and strategies to meet institutional goals and needs of students, faculty and staff,” said April Mason, K-State provost and senior vice president.
Stafford will lead a staff of about 200 technical and nontechnical professionals. He will have strategic oversight of university information technology services including communications, networking and server/storage infrastructure and services; academic, administrative, and instructional technologies and support services; desktop support; technology training; information and technology security; infrastructure for research computing; data and information management; and university IT policies, standards, and procedures.
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