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Welcome to the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology and Dean of University Libraries.

Pattie Orr Pattie Orr I lead a university-wide administrative and academic information technology organization that supports excellence in research and scholarship by providing academic resources within a reliable, secure technology infrastructure that inspires discovery and empowers the university.


ITS News

May
26
2016
Hardware maintenance will be performed in the ITS datacenter. Brief interruption in service to all campus servers and the internet is expected mainly between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
May
26
2016
Required maintenance will be performed on the BearCat system on Thursday, May 26 from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. During the outage period, access to this system will not be available.
May
26
2016
1) Network Outage, May 26 (read more)

2) BearCat Outage, May 26 (read more)
May
19
2016
On Thursday, May 19 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., required maintenance will be performed on the BearWeb, Expense Reports Online (ERO), Banner, BearQuest and many other online services.
May
13
2016
There is a reported service degradation in office365 exchange online. This would affect Outlook email. It is currently being investigated.
May
5
2016
Beginning May 31, 2016, the Baylor Bookstore will no longer sell copies of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows at a reduced rate. Baylor's campus-wide license to the Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus suite of software provides downloads of Office applications at no cost for use on personally-owned Windows or Apple computers and mobile devices.
May
3
2016
Baylor is currently experiencing a problem with certain emails reaching mail-enabled public folders. The issue affects only emails from outside the Baylor domain (from non-baylor.edu email accounts). Public folders often appear to be departmental accounts, i.e., [email protected]
Apr
28
2016
Beginning Friday, April 22, through mid-day Wednesday, April 27, some of the Baylor community experienced difficulty sending email messages to recipients with non-Baylor email addresses. The email sender received a bounced message that the target domain had rejected the e-mail. Although some users could re-send the message successfully, this wasn’t consistent for everyone.

Libraries News

May
5
2016
Eric Ames, Curator of Digital Collections for the Baylor Libraries, recently released a new volume that visually presents the modern history of Waco from the 1950s to the present.
May
5
2016
The Baylor Libraries presented certificates of achievement to several Baylor undergraduate researchers in honor of the quality of their research presentations during the university's URSA Scholars Week.
Apr
25
2016
The Baylor Libraries proudly announced the recipients of Library Teaching Fellowships for 2016.
Apr
25
2016
SMU professor and author Vicki Tongate will present a lecture on the theme of her recently released book, Another Year Finds Me in Texas: The Civil War Diary of Lucy Pier Stevens on Tuesday, April 26, beginning at 3:30 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium.