Academic Technology Committee
Academics at Utica College

Academic Technology Committee

ATC Policy and Procedures

The Academic Technology Committee (ATC) considers a wide array of issues and concerns related to the academic technological needs of the faculty and students. The ATC strives to provide balanced input to decisions pertaining to the College’s academic uses of technology. The ATC shall help guide the development and evaluation of the college’s academic uses of technology, including recommending and evaluating academic-related technologies, academic computing support, and other technologies that impact faculty, including but not limited to instructional technology for classrooms, laboratories, the library, and faculty offices, distance education and online learning technologies, web presence for academic programs, connectivity, access, and security issues impacting faculty use of technology, and administrative technology impacting teaching and advising. Responsibilities include evaluating the overall effectiveness of such technology and providing input to the chief technology officer or his or her designee.

Membership shall consist of six (6) faculty, with at least one from each school, and one professional Librarian, all elected by members of Faculty Senate. The committee will elect a Chair and Secretary.

Policies and Procedures:

  • Meeting Times: Members of the ATC will coordinate specific days and times to meet during each semester.
  • Minutes of regularly scheduled meetings of the ATC will be posted on the College's server in a dedicated folder. The minutes will avoid mention of names when deemed appropriate.
  • ATC will make regular reports to the Faculty Senate, either electronically or in person.
  • Items for consideration may be brought to any member of the committee by faculty and other members of the UC community via e-mail or other forms of communication. The ATC will research the items and present its findings and recommendations to the appropriate body. In some cases, reports will be generated and posted on the ATC web page.

Technology Assistance

  • UC Help Desk
    • Computer repair and technological services, including:
      • Troubleshooting hardware or software difficulties
      • Password reset or requests
      • Network access (Novell) requests
      • UC Email account requests
    • Helpsheets
      • Instructional How-to documents for everyday computer-related tasks
  • Media Center
    • Audio-visual support services, including:
      • SMART Cart or SMART Board reservations
      • Audio-visual equipment requests
      • Purchase of video and DVD titles for classroom and course use
      • Language Lab and Music Listening area support
      • Video and audio production services
    • View the Media Center Movie List
  • Web and Banner
    • Banner Documentation
    • Web services:
      • Assistance to faculty and staff in developing their own web pages
      • Assistance to Web Coordinators in editing, updating or creating web sites for their areas


Core Goal 5: Computer Use


Contact an ATC Member:

Xiao Xiao (315) 223-2438
John Kim (315) 792-3127
Lisa (315) 792-3342
Alyssa (315) 223-2596
James Scannell (315) 792-3113
Nancy Vaccaro (315) 792-3119
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ATC Meeting Minutes

ATC Meeting Minutes are available to faculty and staff members from any on campus, UC networked computer:  

  • UC_documents on Genesis > College Governance > Academic Technology Committee (folder) 
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502