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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Meeting A

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Meeting A Notes



Meet at ITS Conference Room ML3010 (3rd Floor of Memorial Library)

Welcome and Introductions - Bryan Schneider

Review of Process and Plan for the Year - Bryan Schneider

ITS Purpose and Vision -

ITS Organization Review -

  • ORG Chart
  • Programming Area
  • Computer Center
  • Customer Services/Help Desk
  • Systems
  • ACTS

Presentation: - Bryan Schneider Technical Services

Technical Services

  • Intro and overview of Technical Services

Computer systems and network systems infrastructure

  • Automation of account creation
  • Network services
  • Web Services
  • File Servers
  • Print Servers
  • Database Servers
  • Software Updates and Patches
  • Equipment Monitoring

Local Area Network

  • Infrastructure
  • Internet Service

Wireless Network

  • History
  • Wireless Management
  • Future Wireless Enhancements

Remote Access Services

  • VPN
  • Dial-in Servers

Card Access System

VoIP Phone System

Student Tech Fee Supported Printing (MavPRINT)

  • Usage
  • Solutions to Control Cost/Waste

MavMAIL E-mail Systems

  • Spam / Virus Filtering
  • MavMAIL
  • MavMAIL Recent Enhancements
  • Student Usage

MavDISK Campus File Server

  • Features
  • Future Enhancements
  • Student Usage

Document Imaging

Online MavCARD/MavCASH Transaction System

Computer Center Tour

What Keeps Bryan Up At Night?

Future Projects

Committee Decisions

Technology Comparison - Minnesota State Mankato With Other Colleges and Universities - Wayne Sharp's Trip to New Orleans - Echo360

Feedback of the today's meeting and the overall plan

Subcommittee Open Discussion

Action Items

  1. MavPRINT - any changes?
  2. MavCASH - worth the convenience? (provide costs)
  3. Review student account deactivation policy - extend one year?
  4. E-mail Forwarding - allow or disallow?
  5. E-mail Addresses - should this be public information?
  6. Network Redunancy - continuty of operations
  7. TelePresence - Business case and return on investment
  8. Meeting with College of Business regarding laptop program.

Background Information

Orientation Web Site



  •  Sara Koenen
  •  Dan Hallgren


  •   David Georgina
  •   Cynthia Miller
  •   Jennifer Guyer-Wood


  • Bryan Schneider