IT/Academic Advisory Committee

Appointed by: President

Reports to: Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs AND Vice President of Information Technology

Number of Members: 11

Administrative: 2

Faculty: 9 (potentially could expand to include some staff)

Ex Officio: Vice President of Information Technology/CIO

Correct as of: June 2020

Purpose. The Academic Advisory Committee handles any and all matters associated with using information technology to enhance teaching, learning, and scholarly activities including classroom instructional technologies, e-portfolio products, and support services for faculty’s instruction, research, and service efforts.

Member Appointments. Vice President of Information Technology and Associate Vice President, Client Services are permanent members of Committee. The President makes faculty appointments from University Faculty Senate nominations. Senate selects one faculty member nominee from each college and the library. The committee consists of 9 faculty members serving three-year rotating terms expiring at the end of the fiscal year.

Chair Appointment. The chair is elected from the faculty members of the committee by the committee members and will serve a one-year term ending August 31.

Committee Members 


Li-Jen Lester, Associate Vice President of Research and Sponsored Programs

Term expires August 31, 2023

Irfan Ahmed, Business Administration
Stacy Ulbig, Humanities and Social Sciences
Chi Yu, Criminal Justice
Jaime Duran, Education
Jennifer Didier, Heather Sciences
Mario Loomis, Osteopathic Medicine
Li-Jen Lester, Associate VP of Research and Sponsored Programs
Rebecca Finley, Arts and Media
Ashley Crane, Newton Gresham Library

Indefinite Members

Mark Adams, VP of Information Technology
Terry Blaylock, AVP of Client Services

To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Tama Hamrick
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394