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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

Dwane Sterling

Dwane Sterling

Chief Technology Officer
ext. 5909



Learning Experience Design & Digital Scholarship Support (LEDS)

Beth DuPont, Director x5917

Learning Experience Design & Digital Scholarship Support (LEDS) assists faculty, staff and students in developing their technology literacy skills, by offering individual and group instruction on a wide range of software applications (E.g., theSpring, WordPress, iMovie, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.). LEDS provides the necessary scaffolding for faculty and students as they learn to create digital media (Ex: video projects, podcasting, etc.) and engage in immersive technologies to achieve course goals and objectives.

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Enterprise Systems

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.

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Media Services

Beth DuPont, Director x5917

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.

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Network and Technical Services

Chris Brizzel, Director x5994

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.

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User Services

Will Sabin, Assistant Director x5920

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.

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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