Information & Instructional Technology Committee


The Information and Instructional Technology Committee shall be composed of one elected faculty member from each college, including the Library; one undergraduate student (appointed by the SGA for a one year term); one graduate student (appointed by the GSA for a one year term); the Assistant Vice President and Director of Technology Services from Office of Technology Services (OTS) (ex officio and non-voting), one representative each (ex officio and non-voting) from the following divisions: Academic Affairs, Administration and Finance, Student Affairs, University Advancement, and Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research.

Voting Members

Name Department College Term Expiration
Michael Ent Psychology CLA 2023
Briana Snyder Nursing CHP 2023
Barin Nag Business Analytics & Technology Management CBE 2022
Barry Margulies, Chair Biological Sciences FCSM 2022
Blake Abbott Communication Studies COFAC 2022
Mahnaz Moallem Educational Technology and Literacy COE 2022
Miriam DesHarnais, Chair Cook Library Library 2022
Kat Navarro GSA    2022


Name Department
Jeff Schmidt Associate Vice President, Office of Technology Services/CIO
Matt Wynd Director, Office of Technology Services, Information Technology Support Centers
Patricia Westerman Assistant Provost, Faculty Academic Center of Excellence
Greg Primrose IT & National Testing Coordinator, Student Affairs
TBD University Advancement
Wayne Hart Managing Director, IT Services, Strategic Partnerships & Applied Research


The Information and Instructional Technology Committee meets on the third Monday of each month during the academic year.


The IITC exists to serve as advocate for University resources to support academic computing and to make recommendations to the CIO, Provosts Office, and the Academic Senate on matters of planning and the use of information and instructional technologies. This includes the following.

  1. Review and make recommendations to establish or modify IIT standards, policies, and services.
  2. Review the college technology plans and provide guidance to the CIO and the Provost’s Office in the development of the annual technology budget.
  3. Provide input and/or review special IIT reports that are requested by the USM Office or other state agency.
  4. Represent the Academic Senate on special committees or task forces that focus on IIT issues.