Lansing Community College

This standing committee of the Academic Senate provides leadership and support to academic areas related to technology for the continuous improvement of student learning.

  • Committee Charter

    Charge to the Committee
    • Identify and resolve technology related issues that affect the teaching and learning process.
    • Identify, test, and implement innovative technology solutions that support effective teaching pedagogies.
    • Identify and remove technology barriers to student success.
    • Engage in dialog and collaborate with faculty consumers of technology to advance the teaching and learning mission of the college.
    • Collaborate with Academic Senate Standing Committees on issues related to technology.
    • Effectively communicate updates, as needed, about technology items related to continuous improvement of student learning.
    • Regularly report the TAC Committee's progress to the Academic Senate, retain committee approved meeting minutes, and maintain a representative membership.
    Membership
    • Co-Chairs (An administrator and a faculty member at least one who shall be an Academic Senator)
    • 70% faculty (fulltime and part-time continuing contract status (not just Senators))
    • A minimum of one Academic Senator from each of the four academic divisions. No Senator may serve on more than one standing committee per bylaws.
    • Members from each of the following Divisions
      • Arts & Sciences
      • Health & Human Services
      • Technical Careers
      • Community Education and Workforce Development
      • Information Technology Services
      • Center for Teaching Excellence
      • eLearning
    • Student representative (preferred)
    • Ex-officio Members
      • Academic Senate President per Senate Bylaws
    • Resources
      • IT Subject Matter Experts
      • Center for Data Sciences
      • Academic Affairs
      • Student Affairs
    • A member should not miss more than 2 meetings per academic year
    Member and Co-Chair selection

    Will be appointed by the President of the Academic Senate

    Term

    A maximum of 6 years for the Senators from the four academic divisions

    Rotation

    Stagger every 3 years for Senators from the four academic divisions

  • Committee Members

    Bruce Farris, Co-Chair (Faculty)
    Chemistry, Arts & Sciences
    farrisb@star.lcc.edu

    Bill Garlick (Administrative)
    Chief Information Officer, Information Technology
    garliw@star.lcc.edu

    Andrew George (Subject Matter Expert Resource)
    Center for Student Access, Student Affairs
    georga14@star.lcc.edu

    Kellee Goff (Subject Matter Expert Resources)
    Interim Director, Enterprise Systems-ITS
    goffk@star.lcc.edu

    John Hendzel (Subject Matter Expert Resource)
    System Administrator, ITS
    hendzej@star.lcc.edu

    Jennifer Hilker (Faculty)
    Kinesiology/Health/Wellness, Health & Human Services
    slabaj@star.lcc.edu

    Dan Holt (Faculty)
    Integrated English, Arts & Sciences
    holtd@star.lcc.edu

    Susan Jepsen (Faculty)
    Nursing, Health & Human Services
    jepsens@star.lcc.edu

    Megan Lin (Faculty)
    Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
    linm1@star.lcc.edu

    Jim Luke (Faculty)
    Economics, Arts & Sciences
    lukej@star.lcc.edu

    Joann Silsby (Faculty)
    Computer Information Technology, Technical Careers
    silsbyj2@star.lcc.edu

    Christopher Richards (Subject Matter Expert Resources)
    CMS Instructional Design, Multimedia, & Technology Specialist, eLearning
    richac17@star.lcc.edu

    Melissa Scenga (Support)
    Administrative Assistant, Information Technology
    scengam@star.lcc.edu

    Paul Schwartz (Administrative)
    Information Security/Records Mgmt., ITS
    schwarp1@star.lcc.edu

    Marc Smyth (Subject Matter Expert Resource)
    Manager Classroom Services, ITS
    smythm@star.lcc.edu

    John Szilagyi (Subject Matter Expert Resource)
    Director, Library
    szilagyi@star.lcc.edu

    Brenda Young (Administrative)
    Director, Technology Support Services - ITS
    youngb@star.lcc.edu

    Vacant
    Director, IT Infrastructure

  • Meetings & Reports

    2021-2022

    September 17, 2021
    Agenda | Meeting Notes

    January 21, 2022
    Meeting Notes

    February 18, 2022
    Meeting Notes

    March 18, 2022
    Meeting Notes

    April 15, 2022
    Meeting Notes

  • Reports to the Academic Senate

    The Task Log lists "active" and "completed" topics and related meeting notes that the Committee addressed over a period of time.

    Task Log

Archived Meeting Minutes

Contact the Provost

Administrative Building at LCC

Administration Bldg, Room 301

Sally Welch
Provost
Phone: (517) 483-1725
E-mail: welchs6@lcc.edu

Laura Medina
Administrative Assistant to the Provost
Phone: (517) 483-1725
Fax: (517) 483-1845
E-mail: medinal3@lcc.edu

Additional Contact