IT Infrastructure Pool

Requests for infrastructure upgrades, maintenance and licensing which directly enhance the computing services of the university.

Point of Contact for the Advisory Committee:

Dr. Jerry Merwin, Chair of the Faculty Senate Technology Committee gamerwin@valdosta.edu

Budget Manager:

Mr. Joe Newton, Director of Information Technology

Advisory Committee Members:

Committee Chair is Chair of the Faculty Senate Technology Committee or his or her designee.
Membership includes the membership of the Faculty Senate Technology Committee.
A representative is named by each Vice-President of Advancement, Finance and Administration, and Student Affairs.

Pool Processes & Committee Guidelines:

The Faculty Senate Technology Committee, expanded to include staff representatives from Advancement, Finance & Administration, and Student Affairs, reviews and recommends expenditures and priorities of the IT Division Funding Pools for Computer Replacement and IT Infrastructure to the Director of Information Technology.

Schedule & Call for Proposals: Meetings are open and the public will be routinely invited to participate. The Advisory Committee Chair, in collaboration with the Budget Manager for the pool, will annually notify campus of the meeting schedule.

Requesting Funds: The Director of Information Technology receives requests from the campus and devises an overall technology plan which is presented to the committee for review and advice.  Expenditures are also presented to further inform planning going forward.  The committee focuses advice on processes and strategies over specific projects or tactics.

The IT Infrastructure Pool typically funds network cabling and equipment such as  fiber cabling connecting buildings, copper cabling inside buildings, and network electronics. It also supports systems providing core networked services such as servers supporting core applications of the network, security systems, network management, and enterprise applications.

Requests for desktop computer equipment for faculty and staff are more appropriate for consideration by the The Computer Replacement Pool.

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Prioritization of Requests: Priority will be given to... insert

Chart String to be Used if Funding is Approved:

Fund – 10500
Program – 16100
Class – 11000
Dept ID – 1481126/7

Annual Summary of Pool Activity:

FY2014 (July 2013 - June 2014, Academic Year Fall13 & Spring14)