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Information Technology

A three-year Campus Information Technology Plan (CITP), which was released by a campus-wide IT committee charged by the President, is expected to generate cost savings of $5 million in the 2011 fiscal year, and recurring cost savings of at least $10 million by the end of the 2012 fiscal year. The plan also includes approaches to increase this savings to a recurring $15 million per year into the future. The comprehensive plan will involve all areas on the West Lafayette campus. The plan includes three main components:

* A new governance model for information technology on the West Lafayette campus.
* Approaches to generate $15 million annually in reduced costs or added revenue.
* Strategies to make IT responsive to the needs of all areas of the University.

The plan is the first campus-wide review of information technology since 2001 when the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology was formed. The review was part of the Sustaining New Synergies initiative.

This page serves as a source for information on ongoing IT initiatives and activities related to the CITP.

Midyear IT savings reported to University Senate (1/25/2011)

University undergoes information technology position review (8/27/2010)

Campus IT committee announces plans to reorganize information technology (4/20/10)

Campus Information Technology Plan (PDF)