Technology Advisory Committee
Mission of the Technology Advisory Committee (TAC)
To provide advice and recommendations to the Vice President of Information Technology and CIO in support of the Division of Information Technology’s Strategic Plan.
To advise the Division of Information Technology regarding the development of IT initiatives and ongoing maintenance and enhancements of technology infrastructure, which are designed to deliver efficient and effective centralized information technology services to the multiple constituencies of Pratt Institute.
To function as the entity of the Institute community that reviews, evaluates, and makes recommendations about information technology services issues to the Vice President of Information Technology & CIO in support of the Strategic Plan.
The Committee is currently comprised of the following three sub-committees:
Academic Computing Spaces
- considers the many aspects of how faculty would like to use classrooms and other spaces in terms of fixed technology, mobility, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and more.
- considers all aspects of enterprise computing (Colleague database and related systems, PrattCard, network, hardware infrastructure, disaster and business continuity planning, and more) and Pratt's web space.
Teaching and Learning Technology
- concentrates on the coordination of resources and innovation to enhance teaching methods and experiences through the use of online tools (LMS, ePortfolios, site development, etc.), the Faculty Technology Studios, consultations, workshops, outside speakers, collaborative opportunities and more.
TAC representatives are appointed from across the Institute. Below is a breakdown of representatives by area:
Art & Design (2)
Strategic Planning & Institutional Research (1)
Academic Senate (1)
SGA Grad (1)
SGA UG (1)
Student Affairs (2)
Finance & Administration (4)
IT (1) VP & CIO (Chair)