Academic Information Technology Committee

Charge: The Academic Information Technology Committee shall advise the provost on matters relating to computer and information technology services for faculty and instructional needs. The committee shall consist of three faculty representatives from the College of Arts and Sciences, two representatives from each of the other colleges, and one representative from the library. In addition, there shall be a representative from the Lamar Institute of Technology, the Student Government Association, the Faculty Senate, the Council of Instructional Departments, and the Deans’ Council. Also, the coordinator of media services; the coordinator of library systems; the chair of computer science; the chair of MIS; the vice president for information technology; the director of academic computing; a representative from distance education; and the acting associate provost shall serve on the committee. The faculty representatives shall be elected by and from the full-time faculty, and the other members shall serve because of their positions. The chair shall be elected by and from the membership.

Membership & Reporting: Faculty Senators/Deans conduct election for faculty members; chair is elected from and by members; charge to Committee given by Provost; recommendations from Committee presented to Provost. 

Committee Members 

Larry Osborne (Computer Science), Chair FALL 2016-SUM 2019
Stefan Andrei (Computer Science Chair) Ex Officio
Kakoli Bandyopadhyay (MIS Chair) Ex Officio
Xuen Fan (Faculty Senate Representative) Ex Officio
John Genuardi (Director, Customer Support Services) Ex Officio
Paula Nichols (Digital Learning) Ex Officio
Joe Nordgren (Acting Associate Provost) Ex Officio
Priscilla Parsons (Vice President IT) Ex Officio
Henry Venta (Academic Council) Ex Officio
Derion Young (SGA appointee) Ex Officio
Jingshan Xiao (Library, Coordinator of Systems) Ex Officio
LeeAnn Chisholm (Arts & Sciences) FALL 2017-SUM 2020
Kami Makki (Arts & Sciences) FALL 2017-SUM 2020
Gleb Tcheslavski (Engineering) FALL 2017-SUM 2020
Tilisa Thibodeaux (Education & Human Development) FALL 2017-SUM 2020
Chris Troutman (Fine Arts & Communication) FALL 2017-SUM 2020
Mark Asteris (Library) FALL 2016-SUM 2019
Ricardo Tovar-Silos (Business) FALL 2016-SUM 2019
Audrey Zhao (Business) FALL 2016-SUM 2019
James Curry (Engineering) FALL 2015-SUM 2018
Natacha Poggio (Fine Arts & Communication) FALL 2015-SUM 2018
K.C. Sen (CID) FALL 2015-SUM 2018
Julia Yoo (Education & Human Development) FALL 2015-SUM 2018