Several standing Committees (one academic, one administrative) provide advice and oversight on all matters related to Information Technology (IT) at Franklin and Marshall College. In 2010, the Trustees formed a Technology Subcommittee of the Academic Affairs Committee. In 2011, several Committees were formed to help guide the process of selecting and implementing a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for the College.
Two changes were made to the IT Governance Structure at F&M in 2012. First, The Trustee subcommittee was elevated to full committee status. Second, the College Information Technology Committee (CITC) was formed as a Presidential Committee. In 2014 ACAG was replaced by AdminIT with the endorsement of CITC. Charges and the membership for each are listed below.
Charge: The Committee on Information Technology advises the President and the Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer on all significant issues involving IT at the College.
Membership of the Committee:
The committee convenes once per month and provides periodic requests and updates to the President and an annual report to the community. Ideas about information technology should be submitted to the Committee by sending an email to .
Note: Revised charge submitted to Faculty Council, May 2014.
The Committee on Academic Technology is charged with promoting the effective integration of information technologies into the academic program of the College. It serves as the principal agent of innovation among faculty and students on all matters relating to the use of information technology in the academic program.
CAT reviews and suggests revisions to College policies relating to
academic technology and works closely with the Chief Information
Officer and the Director of Instructional and Emerging Technologies,
and advises the Education Policy Committee and the Provost on all
matters relating to the use of information technology in the academic program.
Charge: (Jun 2014)
AdminIT is a strategic and tactical advisory group, charged by the College Information Technology Committee (CITC). The primary expectation for the group is to advise the CIO and ITS's Enterprise Systems & Web Services group in the following ways:
The Technology Committee of the Board of Trustees is responsible for the oversight of technology strategies, goals and policies that are integral to the achievement of the college’s strategic plan. Further, it is charged to encourage excellence in the stewardship of the College’s technology investments and resources.
Trustees: Tom Beeman (Chair), Eric Noll (Vice Chair), Doug McCormack, Eric Rackow, John Rosenthal, Linda Yarden
Faculty: Cindy Yetter-Vassot, French (as Chair of the Committee on Academic Technology)
Students: (2 appointed by the Diplomatic Congress), Robert Diggs '13 and Scott Onigman '15
Staff: Jonathan Enos, Associate Vice President for Information Technology and CIO (ex-officio), David Proulx, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer (ex-officio)
Invited Staff: TBD, ITS staff (Dir., Instructional & Emerging Technologies), Alan Sutter, ITS staff (Dir., Network Infrastructure & Systems)