2.6.14 Student Computer Ownership Committee

Members
The Student Computer Ownership Committee shall consist of

  • Five (5) members elected by the Academic Faculty;
  • One (1) Student of freshman standing elected by the Undergraduate Student Government Association;
  • One (1) other Student elected by the Undergraduate Student Government Association;
  • One (1) representative from the Office of Information Technology;
  • One (1) representative from the Georgia Tech Computer Store; and
  • One (1) representative from Auxiliary Services representing the Residential Networking group.

All members shall have the right to vote.  The Chair shall be elected annually by the Committee from among the elected Academic Faculty members.  The Chair shall appoint the Secretary from among the remaining members of the Committee.

Duties
The Committee shall:

  • At least annually, review and update the standard hardware specifications for a minimally-configured student computer.
  • Originate or receive all requests to add or delete specific software from the standard software suite used by the Georgia Tech community, make recommendations to the Academic Faculty regarding any significant modifications to the standard software suite, and adopt on its own discretion any minor modifications and/or revisions to the standard software suite.
  • Review annually all student computer support procedures, originate or receive all requests to modify these procedures, make recommendations for minor changes or revisions to the appropriate Administrative unit, and make recommendations for any significant changes to the Academic Faculty.
  • Originate or receive and make recommendations to the Academic Faculty regarding any changes to the Student Computer Ownership policy.
  • Assist in the establishment and promotion of activities that encourage the use of computers in education.

 

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