Proposed Hardware Renewal Plan


Computers are categorized as follows:
Staff Computers
Faculty Desktops
Faculty Mobile Computer
Student Classroom Computers
Friars’ Hall Computer Lab
Library
Schnieder Computer Lab
Science Labs / Resource Room

The hardware renewal would occur on a 5-year rotation.
Year 1 – Friars’ Hall Computer Lab (31)
Year 2 – Faculty Mobile Computers (40)
Year 3 – Library (13)
Year 4 – Schneider Computer Lab (31)
Year 5 – Science Labs (31)

In this model, computers in the 5 areas mentioned above will never be more than 4 years old.

Timeline
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
31 New desktop computers to SCL
Mobile computers to select faculty members
13 new computers in the Library
31 new Science Lab computers
31 Computers (4 years old) to faculty and staff
Existing laptops to be re-distributed among the faculty
13 existing computers to faculty and staff
31 Computers to faculty and staff

2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
31 New desktop computers to FCL
31 New desktop computers to SCL
Mobile computers to select faculty members
13 new computers in the Library
31 Computers to Faculty and staff
31 Computers (5 years old) to faculty and staff
Existing laptops re-distributed among faculty and staff
13 existing computers to faculty and staff

Staff Computers
Computers for non-teaching staff will be used computers from the areas mentioned above with special budget provisions at the department level for periodic hardware renewal outside of the proposed plan.