members shall be elected by their undergraduate schools through Faculty
Senate nominations made during the Spring semester. Two weeks after the
Faculty Senate has acknowledged the nominations, the Faculty Senate
will oversee the general election where faculty members in each School
elect the nominated representatives for their School. Administrative
faculty will be elected by their constituents. All members shall be
elected for two-year, staggered terms. All ex-officio appointments will
be appointed by their respective Dean or Director.
Membership shall be based on the following distribution.
|School of Business Faculty (AAUP)
|School of Education and Professional Studies Faculty (AAUP)
|School of Technology Faculty (AAUP)
|School of Arts and Sciences Faculty (AAUP)
|Natural Sciences-Bilological Sciences, Chemistry, Geography, Physics/ES
and Behavioral Sciences - Anthropology, Criminology/Criminal justice,
Communication, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and
|Humanities - English, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy
|Fine Arts - Art, Music, Theater, Graphic Design
|Mathematics/Computer Science - Mathematics, Computer Science
|Library Faculty (AAUP)
|Administrative Faculty (AFSCME)
|Ex Offico Appointments (all non-voting)
|Dean, School of Arts & Sciences
|Dean, School of Business
|Dean, School of Education and Professional Studies
|Dean, School of Technology
|Director of Library Services
|Chief Information Officer
|Director of Media Services
1. The Information Technology Committee (ITC) shall organize itself as follows:
The Election Committee shall begin in February to solicit a slate of
potential officers to lead ITC for the following year. The officers
must be current ITC members representing academic departments and will
consist of a chair, vice chair and secretary.
Officers for the following year shall be voted on by secret ballot and
decided by majority vote. This election shall be the first agenda item
following approval of the minutes during the last regularly scheduled
meeting of the academic year. Officers shall formally assume their
duties immediately before adjournment of this meeting.
The new officers shall set a time and place for the first meeting to
occur after the first week but not later than the fourth week of the
fall semester. The officers shall inform the membership of this meeting
in writing and/or via electronic mail.
B. Duties of the Officer
1. The Chair
a. Shall call and preside at all meetings.
b. Shall draw up and circulate an agenda at least 10 days in advance of each monthly or special meeting.
c. Shall represent ITC at the Faculty Senate, in all other University matters or provide for representation.
d. May participate in debate as any other member, and vote in case of a tie.
e. Shall serve a one year term and may not serve more than two consecutive terms.
2. The Vice Chair
In the absence of the chair, the vice chair shall assume all of the
chair’s duties. If the chair cannot complete the term, then the vice
chair shall become the chair for the remainder of the term.
If the vice chair is vacated prior to the expiration of the term, a
special election shall be held at the next regularly scheduled meeting
following normal procedures for electing officers.
c. Shall serve a one year term and may not serve more than two consecutive terms.
3. The Secretary
Shall keep a record of the proceedings of each meeting, including a
correct statement of every motion made and the manner in which it was
disposed; the names of the members of all committees and of all other
officers of the body; a true copy of every resolution acted upon, with
the affirmative and negative votes cast thereon; and all other
transactions of each session and its meetings.
Shall be responsible for maintaining the permanent records of ITC and
the distribution of ITC minutes to all ITC members and other required
or interested parties within 20 days following the meeting.
By the second meeting of each academic year shall distribute copies of
the duties and responsibilities of ITC and its bylaws to all members.
a. The Election Committee
1. Shall consist of three members elected at the February meeting and shall oversee the elections of officers.
2. Members of the Election Committee shall recuse themselves form the Election Committee if they are nominated for office.
b. Special Committees may be formed to investigate or consider special matters.
II. Floor Procedures
Robert’s Rules of Order, in its latest edition, shall be considered
authoritative for all questions of parliamentary procedure.
The Chair shall provide each member with a copy of any main motion for
general business at least ten (10) days in advance of the meeting at
which that main motion is to be voted on. However, upon a unanimous
concurrence of the ITC members present this 10 day advance may be
C. The chair shall
include on the agenda any item proposed by any ITC member. If not
included in time for inclusion on that month’s agenda, it will be
included on the following month’s agenda.
Regular ITC meetings shall be held each month of the academic year, but
if the chair determines that there are no significant committee
reports, old business or new business for the agenda, then the chair
may postpone a regular meeting to the next month.
On the petition of any five (5) members of the ITC, the chair must call
a special meeting within two calendar weeks of receipt of the petition
unless a regular meeting is scheduled within three weeks of receipt of
the petition. The chair has authority to call a special meeting. The
agenda for a special meeting must be circulated 10 days in advance.
There are 10 elected areas of the ITC (see Membership
above). A quorum is comprised of members from at least 5
different areas, representing at least two different schools.
quorum for the Election and special committees shall not be less than
one third of its membership or two (2) persons, whichever is greater.
The order of business normally shall be: call to order, approval of
minutes of the previous meeting, announcements, committee reports, old
business, new business, and adjournment.
IV. Functions and Responsibilities
1. The faculty senate’s Information Technology Committee is
responsible for establishing priorities for academic computing
at Central Connecticut State University. “Academic computing”
includes: faculty computing, classrooms, labs, software,
training, and the websites of schools, departments, and faculty
2. The ITC is charged with:
Prioritizing all projects related to academic computing
that require IT department resources. Purchases formerly
handled through the budget process, through appeals to deans, or
to the CIO, or through departmental expenditure, should be
referred to the ITC for consultation and prioritization.
Developing policy recommendations related to
Reviewing all policies that impact academic computing.
3. The ITC reports to:
The senate annually
The newly-created IT Governance Committee (on which the ITC is
represented) on a schedule to be established.