Computing Resources Advisory Committee (CRAC)
OFFICE OF RECORD: Office of Vice President for Academic Affairs
ISSUED BY: Vice President for Academic Affairs
APPROVED BY: David B. Borofsky, Pres 04-55-00
EFFECTIVE DATE: 3/4/88 (Last Revised 5/6/13)
The Computing Resources Advisory Committee is a DSU advisory committee established to provide guidance on technology decisions at DSU. As a consequence, this committee is responsible for establishing and reviewing all technology-related policies that ensure computing activities are conducted in compliance with governing statutes, audit guidelines and license agreements.
- The Computing Resources Advisory Committee will consist of the Vice President for Academic Affairs; the Vice President for Business and Administrative Services; the Vice President for Student Affairs; the CIO/Director of Computing Services; the Webmaster, the Manager of Instructional Technology, the three college deans and the dean of graduate studies; director or a representative of Assessment, Athletics, Center of Excellence, Extended Programs, K-12 Data Center; four faculty representing the academic units and the Mundt Library; and two students.
- Faculty members will be appointed by the colleges/library for three-year overlapping terms.
- Students will each serve one-year terms. They will be recommended by the Student Senate and appointed by the President.
- The Vice President for Academic Affairs will serve as chair. In case of absence by the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President for Business and Administrative Services will serve as vice chair. The Committee will meet at the beginning of the fall semester and other times as needed. The VPAA and CIO/Director of Computing Services will prepare the meeting agenda; committee members may submit items for inclusion on the agenda. Minutes of each meeting will be kept and distributed to the CRAC members and posted on the DSU Committee website at http://www.dsu.edu/hr/committees/index.aspx.
- The Committee can appoint subgroups as necessary to provide research and analysis on computing, networking and technology resources.
- The CRAC allocations subcommittee, composed of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, CIO, the deans of each academic unit, and the library, will meet annually to provide a recommendation to the President on the allocation of funds budgeted for campus technology.