About the Department
Computing and Network Services was formed in 2003, and supports all enterprise computing, campus networks, the Computer Initiative, CNS Helpdesk, PC repair and deployment, enterprise applications, and telecommunications services. CNS provides computing and data support to over 2200 faculty, staff, and students, and well over 3000 computers and other networked devices on campus.
CNS has offices in the basement of Brothers College and in the lower level of the Learning Center, as well as equipment rooms in Brothers College, LC, Pepin, and Holloway. CNS has 15 full-time staff and about 2 dozen student employees who provide end-user support.
Mike Richichi is the director of CNS. The department is divided into User Support, Systems and Network Administration, Enterprise Applications, and Telecommunications, led by Betsy Black, Paul Coen, Scott Wood, and Wayne Hunter respectively. Computing and Network Services also works closely with Instructional Technology Services and the Enterprise Technology Center, providing technical infrastructure support and collaborating on projects.
CNS reports to Alan Candiotti, Assistant Vice President of University Technology.