What did we accomplish in 2014? See some highlights our 2014 Highlights Report — our version of an annual report.
Information Services is the central technology department at the University of Oregon.
As a department, we manage campuswide services such as:
- Exchange email and calendaring and IMAP-based email for students, faculty, and staff
- Enterprise business systems such as Banner, Data Warehouse, Resource 25, and AppWorx
- Identity management via services such as Active Directory, LDAP, CAS, and Shibboleth, as well as database administration
- Network and telephone services such as WiFi, Ethernet, telephone, and cable TV
- Scalable server and storage systems on which many of the above services run
- A service desk for account help, software support, and computer repairs
See our Service Catalog for details about the services we offer to the university.
For details on our structure, see the organization charts, below.
Across the Country
To connect with the world in which we work and influence the direction of information technology in higher education, we are also involved in the following groups:
EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education. The University of Oregon is a member of the following EDUCAUSE groups:
EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR)
ECAR provides research and analysis about information technology in higher education for IT professionals and higher education leaders. ECAR is higher education's only subscriber-driven research organization dedicated to understanding IT's role in colleges and universities.
EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)
ELI is a community of higher education institutions and organizations committed to the advancement of learning through the innovative application of technology.
Internet2 is a community of U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry and government who create and collaborate via innovative technologies.
Research University CIO Conclave (RUCC)
RUCC is an informal self-organized group of approximately 50 CIOs of North American "research intensive - high" Carnegie class universities, established to provide a venue for discussing issues and speaking with one voice on critical national-level policy and strategy issues.
NorthWest Academic Computing Consortium (NWACC)
NWACC fosters communication and collaboration among its member institutions on the development and use of advanced technology for instruction, research, and administrative operations.
InCommon, operated by Internet2, provides a secure and privacy-preserving trust fabric for research and higher education, and their partners, in the United States. InCommon operates an identity management federation, a related assurance program, and offers certificate and multifactor authentication services.
Information Services Organization Charts