Computing and Technology Committee

The purpose of the Computing and Technology Committee is to review and recommend policies and procedures ensuring that the College maximizes its computing and technological resources. This committee addresses issues related to: computers and printers; institutional networking; software purchases; upgrading computers; student computer labs; and other computing or technology needs. Technology issues include classroom projection systems, telephone services, fax capabilities, copiers, shredders, security measures, and other issues.

Committee Activities

  1. Update and review the computer plan and technology plan.
  2. Set standards for computing (hardware and software) needs.
  3. Establish priorities for the distribution of computers and computer-related equipment and software.
  4. Establish priorities for the maintenance, acquisition, and implementation of new technology.
  5. Review requests for and recommends distribution of TAF funds.
  6. Review and address employee and student computer and technology issues.
  7. Establish and review policy for disposal of surplus equipment.
  8. Review compliance with TAF expenditures.

Reporting Relationships

Vice President for Business and Finance


  • Five (5) faculty representatives
  • Coordinator of Accessible Technology
  • Director of Library Services or Electronic Resources Librarian
  • Director of Accounting
  • One (1) representative from Student Services
  • One (1) representative from Information Technology
  • Web Master
  • One (1) representative from Research, Assessment, and Special Initiatives
  • Director of Springfield Center
  • One (1) representative from Livingston Center
  • One (1) representative from Cookeville Center
  • Director of Non-Credit Instruction
  • Student representation: 2 (one member of SGA)

Total membership: 18

Ex-Officio: Vice President for Business and Finance, Chief Information Officer, Associate Director of Information Technology, Senior Administrative Assistant IT Department, Director of Purchasing and Contracts, Representative from Distributed Education, Vice President for Academic Affairs,

Initial Meeting: 4th Friday, 10:00 a.m.