- Develop a strategic
plan for information and instructional technology that emphasizes
increased productivity and the effective use of technology throughout the
- Support the
institution’s commitment to excellence in education.
- Design a system that
will bring academic and administrative computing into the next century.
- Insure sufficient
administrative support to implement a forward-looking information and
instructional technology plan.
- Assess the existing
campus computing and information technology environment.
- Identify where
integration and coordination of various technology units may better
support the University's mission.
- Create and/or
strengthen links among the Computing and Telecommunications Technologies
Services department or 'CATTS' and other University units to promote
achievement of ITSP goals.
- Identify the needs and
opportunities for distance learning and instructional technology. Plan
for its integration into existing and planned facilities.
- Identify the current
and anticipated technology training needs of the faculty and staff.
Develop a plan for providing training. Designate training as mandatory.
- Define networking
strategies that will improve faculty, staff and student access to
technological resources, information databases, library resources,
electronic mail, and personal productivity tools for instruction,
scholarship, and service.
- Implementation of SMS
so that support issues do not bog down the spread of network access to
student's such as library stations.
- Study the
possibilities of equipping new and old facilities with modern technology
(laboratories, training sites, production facilities, and archiving: tape
backup planning for the business office).
- Maintain a
technological presence accessible to the outside world that provides a
positive, aesthetically pleasing and exciting view of the University,
i.e., our Web page. Clearly, this is the chief marketing tool for all
aspects of University relations, including prospective students,
prospective employers, granting agencies, governmental entities and
alumni. Continue to make use of available expertise and training
opportunities in this regard.
Western New Mexico University
PO Box 680 Silver City, NM 88062
Phone: 575-538-6149 Fax: 575-538-6243