About Information Technology
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: Academic Technologies, User Services, Enterprise Systems, Media Services and Technical Services.
Chief Technology Officers
Bill Duffy, CTO
Academic Technologies 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 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 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.
The Technical Services group maintains and enhances the Skidmore voice and network
services and infrastructure. This group also manages the Internet connections and
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.
Information Technology is located within the Scribner Library on various floors.
Library, first floor
- Main administrative office
- Help Desk (user services)
Library, second floor
- Academic Technologies
- GIS Center for Interdisciplinary Research
Library, lower level
- Media Services
- Enterprise Systems
Library Walkway, lower level
- Network and Technical Services
- User Services