ERIC Number: ED291437
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jun-3
Reference Count: N/A
College of DuPage Institutional Plan for Computing, FY88-FY90.
Wenger, Gary E.; And Others
This planning document defines the computing needs of the College of DuPage for the 1988 to 1990 fiscal years and provides the strategic direction necessary to keep the college in step with technological advancements. The plan is divided into the following major sections: (1) the "Introduction" describes the major issues that will impact computing in higher education in the future; (2) "The Planning Process" explains how surveys were administered to solicit input and suggestions from user groups and describes the structure and responsibilities of the five planning committees; (3) "Current Environment" examines the college's current computer systems and facilities; (4) "Academic Computing" focuses on student usage, hardware needs, software needs, support needs, and action plans and financial considerations; (5) "Administrative Computing" looks at the information processing services which provide college management with the data necessary to make decisions, record data, and carry out the day-to-day operations; (6) "Central Computing" evaluates governance, systems software, systems hardware, communications, and networking for central computing, and makes appropriate recommendations; and (7) "Summary Recommendations and Financial Considerations," provides a concluding summary and describes special financial issues. Appendices include academic and administrative surveys, the community college survey, the institutional planning process, a computer services organizational chart, an institutional organizational chart, and a computer resources schematic. Seventy-five figures illustrate the text. (EJV)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.
Note: For a report on the development of the plan, see JC 880 091.