The 2010 Student Technology Fee funded project #9, "High-Definition Microscopy for Intro Biology."

The 2010 Student Technology Fee funded project #9, "High-Definition Microscopy for Intro Biology."

Tech Initiatives Proposal Process


I. Tech Initiatives Timeline (Academic Year 2018)

II. Tech Initiatives Instructions and Forms (AY 2018)

III. Submitted Tech Initiative Proposals (AY 2018)

IV. Approved Tech Initiative Projects (AY 2018)


I. Tech Initiatives Timeline
(Academic Year 2018)

Dates subject to change

Phase One

2017

November 15

Employees and students receive email regarding the annual Student Technology Fee (STF) and requesting Tech Initiatives abstracts.

November

New STF Committee holds initial meeting.

2018

January 17

Due to STF Committee: all one-page Tech Initiatives abstracts from employees.

January 24

Due to STF Committee: all one-page Tech Initiatives abstracts from students.

January 18-
February 21

STF Committee reviews all abstracts received by the two deadlines.

February 21

STF Committee selects abstracts for which it would like full proposals. (Those applicants will receive email invitations to submit full proposals.)

Phase Two

 

[various dates]

Due to colleges/divisions for prioritizing: Tech Initiatives proposals from employees.

(March 12)

Due to Space Administration: draft proposal.
Only if project would require any site preparation, or if project would use any space not under your department's control.

(March 23)

Due to applicant: site survey from Space Administration.
Only if project would require any site preparation, or if project would use any space not under your department's control.

April 2

Due to AS VP for Academic Affairs for prioritizing: Tech Initiatives proposals from students.

April 4

Due to STF Committee: all prioritized Tech Initiatives proposals from employees.
Note: Colleges and divisions must have earlier deadlines for internal priority-setting processes.

April 5

STF Committee distributes Tech Initiatives proposals to Academic Technology Committee (ATC) Chair for ATC review.

April 5

STF Committee invites Western community (via various communications) to give comments on Tech Initiatives proposals. (Comments will be posted on this STF website.)

April 5-30

STF Committee reviews Tech Initiatives proposals (to include site visits as needed).

May 1

Due to STF Committee: ATC and Western community comments on Tech Initiatives proposals.

Early May

STF Committee reviews ATC and Western community comments, develops recommendations, and sends Tech Initiatives project recommendations to presidents.

Early May

Associated Students President and Western President approve recommendations.

May 15

Tech Initiatives project awards are announced. (Applicants receive award letters via email; a list of projects awarded is posted on this STF website.)

 

II. Tech Initiatives Instructions and Forms (AY 2018)

Instructions


Forms for Phase One - Abstracts (AY 2018)


Forms For Phase Two - Proposals (AY 2018)


To help you complete your proposal:


    Purchasing Department Links
  • How to Buy Computers, Printers, Accessories
  • How to Buy Software
  • Western Staff

    The following staff are available to help determine costs and configurations of items needed for your proposed project:

  • Academic Technology & User Services (ATUS)

    Rick Nichols, 650-6546

  • Computers, peripherals, software, web services

    Western Purchasing, 650-3340
    Karen McKinnon, 650-2314

  • Space Administration

    Francis Halle, 650-3222


III. Submitted Tech Initiatives Proposals (AY 2018)

All proposals accepted by the Student Technology Fee Committee were posted to this section III
in early April 2018 for comments from the campus community. Please send your comments by May 4, 2018 to the STF Committee at diane.bateman@wwu.edu. Comments from the Western community are a valuable aspect of the committee's decision-making process.

Proposal
Number
Proposal Title College/Unit
1 Alternative Digital Textbooks - Phase 3
Summary Sheet
ATUS
(Priority 1)
2 Digital Audio Recording Loan Pool Upgrade
Summary Sheet
ATUS
(Priority 2)
3 Digital Cinema Production Project
Summary Sheet
Digital Cinema Equipment List
ATUS
(Priority 3)
4 Laminator, Mounting Support, and New Photo Technology
Summary Sheet
CFPA
(Priority 1)
5 Music Instruction Technology (MIT) Lab Software Expansion and Upgrades
Summary Sheet
CFPA
(Priority 2)
6 Performing Arts Center Concert Hall Live Streaming
Summary Sheet
Equipment List
CFPA
(Priority 3)
7 Music Department MalletKat Purchase
Summary Sheet
CFPA
(Priority 4)
8 Broadening Student Access to Bioinformatics and Big Data Analysis in the Genomics Era
Summary Sheet
Proposal Quotes
CSE
(Priority 1)
9 Robotics Kit Replacement
Summary Sheet
CSE
(Priority 2)
10 Expanding 3D Printing Technologies at WWU
Summary Sheet
CSE
(Priority 3)
11 Power to the People
Summary Sheet
Project Prioritization
Libraries
(Priority 1)
12 Enhancing Student Microscope Access at SPMC
Summary Sheet
Proposal Quotes
SPMC
(Priority 1)
13 Torsh Video Annotation Platform
Summary Sheet
Woodring
(Priority 1)

IV. Approved Tech Initiatives (AY 2018)

Projects approved for funding will be posted to this section IV in late May 2018.


Go to the STF Projects/Tech Initiatives History page to see projects and Tech Initiatives funded in previous years.