Distributed Computing Support
Management Team


Meeting Minutes

April 15, 2005

Members
Joe Adamo (Computing and IT Center), Troy Bacon (AVP Finance and Business Affairs and Controller), Philip Baczewski (DCSMT Chair, Director of Academic Computing, Computing and IT Center), Craig Berry (School of Visual Arts), Ginger Boone (University Union), Sandy Burke (Computing and IT Center), Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Chu Chuah (College of Public Administration and Community Service), Wil Clark (UNT System Center @ Dallas), Jim Curry (Microcomputer Maintenance/Classroom Support Services), Cyndie Harris (UNT Facilities), Mike Hatch (College of Business Administration), Paul Hons (College of Education), Scott Jackson (Libraries), Abraham John (VP Student Development), Scott Joyce (Housing), Brenda Kirk (Computing and IT Center), Burton Lee (College of Music), Gary Mathews (School of Library and Information Science), Dallas Newell (Enrollment Management), Bruce Pollock (ABN LAN Mgmt), Uwe Rossbach (College of Engineering), Chris Strauss (Computing and IT Center), Roy Zumwalt (Texas Academy of Math and Science)

Members Present
Joe Adamo (Computing and IT Center), Philip Baczewski (DCSMT Chair, Director of Academic Computing, Computing and IT Center), Craig Berry (School of Visual Arts), Ginger Boone (University Union), Sandy Burke (Computing and IT Center), Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Wil Clark (UNT System Center @ Dallas), Athanasios Galiopoulos for Chu Chuah (College of Public Administration and Community Service), Tracy Hansen for Brenda Kirk (Computing and IT Center), Mike Hatch (College of Business Administration), Paul Hons (College of Education), Scott Joyce (Housing), Krysta Kaye for Scott Jackson (Libraries), Uwe Rossbach (College of Engineering), Chris Strauss Computing and IT Center)

Guests
Justin Coumee (Computing and IT Center), Howard Draper (Computing and IT Center), Jason Gutierrez (Computing and IT Center), Judy Hunter (Libraries), Claudia Lynch (Computing and IT Center), Mike Maner (Computing and IT Center), Don McClure (Computing and IT Center), Jason Myre (Computing and IT Center), Curry Searle (College of Arts and Sciences), Glenn Thorpe (Computing and IT Center), David Wood (Computing and IT Center), Yancey Yeargan (Computing and IT Center)

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Minutes from April 1, 2005, were approved as written with minor corrections.

There were no regular agenda items.

OLD BUSINESS

Philip updated the group on Dell Printer special offer. It is now officially closed.  Some of the printers have already been shipped, with others on the way.  Dell's representatives were on campus Thursday (4/14/05) to discuss the Universal Printer Management Tools to track and manage printers. Overall impression was favorable especially in the area of reporting capabilities.

Philip Baczewski verified with Paul Hons the ad hoc committee looking at PDA Synchronization has completed it's task.  If the Novell Groupwise version has updated versions at a later time, they will revisit this software.

NEW BUSINESS

There was no new business reported.

AREA STATUS REPORTS

Tim Christian reported the tape backup system previously used by CAS has died.  RAD Controller is being backed up using Novell Linux and this is backed up by CITC. 

Craig Berry said the School of Visual Arts received new Xerox 7750 laser printers for labs.  He did end up going through Dell who had the best price.  There will no longer be any black and white printers in Visual Arts labs.

Rich Anderson introduced David Wood on Security team.

Mike Hatch has received some of the new Dell printers.  He still has used computers for sale.

Ewe Rossbach reported that Engineering is getting new equipment for a lab.  He feels the College is well on track.

Yancey Yeargan is getting adjusted to his new position as LDAP administrator.  His latest project was working on EDIR to EDIR between the Health Science Center and UNT.  It is synchronized and working well. 

Jason Myre introduced Justin Coumbe, a new member of the Networking Group.

Chris Strauss reported that Remedy and the Telecomm software system is close to being connected.  Will continue to monitor it.

Wil Clark has been working on the design development for the new building.  They hope to break ground next month. 

Meeting adjourned at 10:30am. Next meeting is on May 6, 2005.


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