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: (Feb. 2009)
The CAC is charged with promoting an environment in which administrative systems are robust, well supported and best able to be leveraged to our advantage as operating practices of the College evolve. In this role, the committee will advise the Chief Information Officer on the challenging task of prioritizing projects for Information Technology Services. The committee also serves as the formal means of communication among the principal users of the Administrative Systems. It reviews college policies relating to administrative information systems, and where it deems appropriate, suggests revisions. The Chief Information Officer convenes the Committee.
Designees of: The Provost (2) (Chris Alexander and Andy Gulati) The Dean of the College (Todd DeKay) The Vice President of Advancement (Becky Wile) The Vice President of Administrative Affairs (Barry Bosley) The Vice President of College Communications (Sri Dasgupta) The Vice President of Enrollment Management (Jonas Kennedy) The Vice President of Finance (Kathy Elliehausen-Slobozian) ITS Director of Enterprise Systems and Web Services, Ex-officio (TBD) The Director of Network Infrastructure and Systems, Ex-officio (Alan Sutter) The Chief Information Officer, Ex-officio, Convener (Jon Enos)
Appointed – two students
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)