Information Resource Management Council Meeting
Thursday February 14, 2002
Room 205 K-State Union
1:15 – 3:00 p.m.
- KEAS: K-State Enterprise
Authentication System- Harvard Townsend, Neil Erdwien, and Chuck Gould
made a presentation on the KEAS Project. Chuck Gould is the project
manager. The goal is to build a university-wide directory and authentication
service to support authorized access to university information technology
resources. Several questions followed relative to the related policy
- IRMC Committee Assignments-
The committee assignments are complete with the exception of faculty
representation. Cia Verschelden, President of Faculty Senate will be
providing Laurel the names of faculty members to serve.
- Wireless Policy status-
Gary Leitnaker's committee will be reviewing the interim Wireless Policy
as soon as a faculty representative has been named to the committee.
The interim policy is being followed until such time as IRMC can recommend/endorse
a final policy.
- Web Accessibility Follow-up-
Jane Rowlett and Dean Zollman presented a statement relative to accommodating
disabled students requiring access to electronic course information.
The statement was amended and reads as follows:
University is committed to enabling all students to have access to all
instructional materials, including those materials based on contemporary
technology. Providing accessible
electronic instructional materials cannot be the responsibility of individual
We request that the University Administration assure the
faculty/university community that assistance in providing reasonable
accommodations for access to electronic information and instructional materials
will be treated in a similar manner as the practice of providing assistance for
access to information and instructional materials. In effect, the university's commitment to
accommodating disabled students must extend to electronic means of
communication and instruction.
It was moved by Virgil Wallentine
and seconded by Gail Simmonds that the amended statement be forwarded to Dr.
Laurel indicated that Brian Kraus
has been invited to attend the next meeting.
Next Meeting is Thursday March 14,
2002, Union 205, 1:15 – 3:00 p.m.