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Skidmore College
Information Technology

About Information Technology

Our Mission

We value our role in the Skidmore community. Our mission is to work in partnership with members of the community to empower our collective use of information technologies. Our goal is to provide excellent technology leadership, support and service in fulfilling Skidmore’s mission and Strategic Plan.

We provide support and assistance for students, faculty and staff at Skidmore College. IT consists of five divisions: Learning Experience Design & Digital Scholarship Support (LEDS), User Services, Enterprise Systems, Media Services and Technical Services.

Our Divisions

Chief Technology Officers

Bill Duffy, CTO
ext. 5913

Tom Marcotte,
Assistant CTO
ext. 5935


Learning Experience Design & Digital Scholarship Support (LEDS): Beth DuPont, Director x5917

Learning Experience Design & Digital Scholarship Support (LEDS) assists faculty, staff and students in strengthening their technical skills with a variety of technologies while supporting their broader pedagogical goals. We provide individual and group instruction on a wide range of software applications (E.g., Blackboard, iMovie, Dreamweaver, etc.) and innovative instructional tools such as personal response systems and Smart technologies.

Enterprise Systems:Kevin Crider, Director x5929

Enterprise Systems is responsible for Skidmore's administrative databases used by offices and departments across the campus. Enterprise Systems supports the gathering, processing and interpreting of information relative to the administrative tasks that support the academic mission of Skidmore College.

Media Services:Michael Forbes, Director x5943

Media Services is responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of all technology classrooms, as well as the distribution of audiovisual equipment for all campus functions. Media Services offers media production services, and operates a Media Lab equipped for scanning, CD-R and DVD-R burning, graphics production, poster printing and video and audio editing.

Network and Technical Services:Mark Bauer, Director x5996

The Technical Services group maintains and enhances the Skidmore voice and network services and infrastructure. This group also manages the Internet connections and associated hardware.

User Services:  Director TBD x5995

The role of User Services is to provide campuswide desktop computing support. It includes areas and initiatives such as the IT Help Desk and the annual computer deployment project.

 

Our Locations

Information Technology is located within the Scribner Library on various floors.

Library, first floor

  • Main administrative office
  • Help Desk (user services)

Library, second floor

  • Learning Experience Design & Digital Scholarship Support (LEDS)
  • GIS Center for Interdisciplinary Research

Library, lower level

  • Media Services
  • Enterprise Systems

Library Walkway, lower level

  • Network and Technical Services
  • User Services