CONTACT INFORMATIONFor the person completing this report.
NameRichard Oliver
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INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD
Official Name of the BoardFaculty Advisory Committee on Technology (FACT)
Board Website (if applicable)https://nmsu.instructure.com/courses/273108
Effective date of establishment08/2004
Authorizing Body or OfficialProvost
Type of BoardStanding
Board Reports To (if applicable)Provost
Purpose

FACT is comprised of faculty including community college members. The focus of the committee is to identify classroom and web technology needs at the institutional level. The committee and ex-officio members provide input about current technology topics and recommend significant technology initiatives. The members of the committee ensure that a faculty voice contributes to the decision making process about technologies while also ensuring that the goals of the University are met.
Of note: FACT has started publishing a newsletter at http://fact.nmsu.edu.

Scope of ImpactSystem
Authority

Advisory to the Office of the Provost

Chair for 2016-17 Academic Year
MEMBERSHIP
NameRichard Oliver
FirstRichard
LastOliver
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Co-Chair for 2016-17 Academic Year
Was there a co-chair for 2016 - 2017?Yes
Co-chair NameIgor Dolgov
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NameIgor Dolgov
Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year
FirstIgor
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Is there a co-chair for 2017 - 2018?Yes
Co-chair NameAlisa Gonzalez
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Additional Membership Details
What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

Per the FACT Committee By-Laws, representation of FACT will consist of at least one faculty member from each college (Art & Science, Business, Engineering, Health and Social Services, Agriculture, and the library) including Dona Ana Community College. Faculty members are appointed by the Deans of their colleges. There shall be one member who will be representative of the Faculty Senate, this is either the Faculty Senate Chair or appointed by the Faculty Senate Chair. The Faculty Senate representative cannot be the same member representing a college. Members shall be employed by NMSU and classified as a faculty member, teaching at least one course. Members shall serve for at least three academic years not exceeding four years. Members who have completed their term may provide a recommendation or nomination for a replacement. Nominations can be made by the faculty’s respective college through the dean, department head, or FACT member. Nominations from others not listed can also be submitted to FACT for consideration. Ex-Officio members include Chief Information Officer, Associate Vice President, ICT Director/Deputy CIO, Provost or designee, Faculty Senate Chair, IIQ Representative, FACT Coordinator, and Student Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) representative. Ex-Officio members are appointed by their supervisors. Any additional members are voted on by the FACT committee, such as Member-at-Large.

Members are appointed byBy Position
Position appointment description

Faculty members who have completed their term may provide a recommendation or nomination for a replacement. Nominations can be made by the faculty’s respective college through the dean, department head, or FACT member. Nominations from others not listed can also be submitted to FACT for consideration. Upon term completion or vacancy, the FACT Chair emails the necessary college Dean to request a new member.

Is membership representative?Yes
What are the terms of appointment?

Each faculty member serves a three year term. Terms are staggered to replace half the faculty members in the Spring term and half during the Fall term.

Please describe how the membership is representative.

The faculty represent their constituent groups in matters related to classroom and web technologies at the institutional level. The ex-officio members provide input about current technology topics and recommend significant technology initiatives.

Are terms staggered?Yes
Are members subject to reappointment?Yes
Please explain the conditions under which members are subject to reappointment.

Deans are asked to appoint replacement members.

List board members for the 2016-17 academic year:For each member, provide name, title and college/department affiliation under the appropriate heading below (i.e. voting member OR ex-officio/non-voting member).
What is the process for filling vacant positions?

Faculty members who have completed their term may provide a recommendation or nomination for a replacement. Nominations can be made by the faculty’s respective college through the dean, department head, or FACT member. Nominations from others not listed can also be submitted to FACT for consideration. Upon term completion or vacancy, the FACT Chair emails the necessary college Dean to request a new member.

What is the process for selecting a chair?

The standard nomination and voting process is used in the committee.

Number of voting members10
Number of ex-officio/non-voting members8
Voting Members
Voting Member 1
Voting Member 1 NameConnie Deblieck
FirstConnie
LastDeblieck
TitleMember
DepartmentHealth and Social Services
Voting Member 2 NameAnn Bock
Voting Member 2
FirstAnn
LastBock
TitleMember
Voting Member 3
DepartmentACES
Voting Member 3 NameDonna Alden
FirstDonna
LastAlden
TitleMember
Voting Member 4
Voting Member 4 NameJulia Parra
DepartmentDACC-English and Communications
FirstJulia
LastParra
TitleMember
DepartmentMember at Large
Voting Member 5
Voting Member 5 NameZhen Chai
FirstZhen
LastChai
TitleMember
DepartmentEducation-Sped/CD
Voting Member 6
Voting Member 6 NameJoe Song
FirstJoe
LastSong
TitleMember
DepartmentArts and Sciences
Voting Member 7
Voting Member 7 NameIgor Dolgov
FirstIgor
TitleVice-Chair
DepartmentArts and Sciences
LastDolgov
Voting Member 8
Voting Member 8 NameRichard Oliver
FirstRichard
LastOliver
TitleChair
DepartmentCollege of Business
Voting Member 9
Voting Member 9 NameTBA TBA
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TitleTBA
LastTBA
DepartmentLibrary
Voting Member 10
Voting Member 10 NameAhmed Elaksher
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LastElaksher
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DepartmentEngineering
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Ex-officio/Non-Voting Members
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 1
FirstRichard
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 1 NameRichard Stupka
LastStupka
TitleMember
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 2
DepartmentSTAC Representative
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 2 NameNorma Grijalva
FirstNorma
LastGrijalva
TitleMember
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 3
DepartmentAssociate VP, Chief Information Officer
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 3 NameRobbie Grant
FirstRobbie
LastGrant
TitleMember
DepartmentAcademc Technology Manager
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 4
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 4 NameMichelle Lebsock
FirstMichelle
LastLebsock
TitleMember
DepartmentIIQ, Academic Technology
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 5 NameGreg Fant
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 5
FirstGreg
LastFant
TitleMember
DepartmentAssociate VP, Deputy Provost
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 6
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 6 NameChristopher Brown
FirstChristopher
LastBrown
TitleMember
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 7
DepartmentChair of the Faculty Senate
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 7 NameAraceli Hernandez
FirstAraceli
LastHernandez
TitleMember
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 8
DepartmentProgram Specialist, ICT Student Technology
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 8 NameJohn Roberts
FirstJohn
LastRoberts
TitleMember
DepartmentChief Information Security Officer, Director, Enterprise IT
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MEETINGS & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

ICT and IIQ

What are the requirements for the number of meetings to be held annually?

Monthly during Fall and Spring semesters. Joint meetings with STAC three times per semester.

Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?Yes
List of Meeting Dates

Fall 2016

FACT August 26, 12pm-1:30

FACT/STAC Sept. 16, 11:45am - 1:30pm

FACT Oct. 14, 12pm-1:30

FACT Nov. 18, 12pm-1:30

FACT/STAC Dec 2, 11:45am - 1:30pm

Spring 2017

FACT Feb. 10, 12pm-1:30

FACT March 10, 12pm-1:30

FACT April 21, 12pm-1:30

FACT/STAC May 5, 11:45am - 1:30pm

*FACT/STAC combined meetings are held from 11:45-1:30

Major Accomplishments

The FACT committee consults with faculty, staff, student and administrative representatives on a large variety of important issues including: HLC Accreditation, CRM Advise, NMSU Policy Rule 6.55, Team 3, TIG External Review, Cyber Infrastructure Architect issues, College Scheduler, VDI Rollout, Student Printing, Bicycle Sharing on Campus, Basic Online Course Check, Canvas Announcement Policies, REDCap Evaluation, Provost's Syllabus Tool, Academic Originality Checkers, Canvas Updates and Roadmap, new Adobe Connect LTI, Banner XE Rollout, Digital Signage, Aggie Innovation Space and Local Video Recording Storage Management Policies. An important role that the faculty members of the FACT committee serve is to report current technology related events and alerts back to each of their academic units. Additionally, the members of the FACT committee report concerns from their business units that are either addressed by the committee or forwarded on to the appropriate campus units.


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