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Technology Infrastructure and Services Committee


The Technology Infrastructure and Services Committee (TISC) advises the Executive Technology Steering Committee on decisions impacting the university’s technology infrastructure, information security, and desktop standards and support services. TISC works with the ad-hoc working group, Desktop Administration & Services Committee (DASC).


  • Reviews changes to technology policies and practices and recommends them to ETSC for adoption.
  • Advises the VP for IT and the IT leadership team on decisions pertaining to the adoption of new infrastructure technologies (e.g., networks, servers, storage, security, mobile and desktop computing) and the design of the University’s technical architecture.
  • Provides feedback on the design, delivery and performance of enterprise IT support services.
  • Recommends the need for new enterprise IT services.
  • Reviews proposed technology standards and recommends them to ETSC for University-wide adoption.

Membership (appointed by ETSC annually):

TISC Members: FY 2013 – 2014

Hilary BakerVice President for Information Technology (chair)
Zack HillbrunerIT Director for User Support Services
Ranjit PhilipInterim Senior Director for Infrastructure Services
Danny ReaderRepresentative for Advancement
VacantRepresentative for Administration and Finance
Paul SchantzRepresentative for Student Affairs
Steve FitzgeraldRepresentative appointed by the Provost
Steven StepanekFaculty member appointed by the Faculty Executive Senate Committee in consultation with the Provost
Elizabeth WhirledgeManager for Academic Resources (MAR)
Elizabeth AltmanLibrary Representative

Note: Other IT Directors and representatives from Facilities Planning will attend as needed.

Meeting Schedule:


Committee Classification:

Advisory to ETSC.