Craig Fowler

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From updates on major projects and initiatives to the professional and educational achievements of our staff, our goal is to keep you informed on how we’re working to better serve you today and in the future. We welcome your feedback. If you have a question, comment or suggestion, please contact us.

CIO Craig A. Fowler

Faculty and Staff Training for Fall 2017

Continuing this fall, the Division of IT will be offering training in Excel, Word, Outlook, Data Storage and Backup, Advanced Excel classes in Pivot Tables, Macros, and V-Lookup. This is your opportunity to increase your efficiency and productivity and save time by learning many of the features and functionalities of these programs. Get the training you […]

IT Service of the Month: Student and Personal Computer Purchases

Western Carolina University has partnered with Dell and Apple to provide discounts on systems and services for enrolled students as well as faculty and staff personal computing needs. WCU Minimum Computer Specifications for Students Eligibility WCU Students, Faculty and Staff personal purchases. Parents and students, please note that to purchase a computer at our special […]

Curative Analysis: ‘Own IT’ for June 2017

The Curative Analysis team in IT is tasked with finding the causes of significant IT issues that affect campus. In this news update, we draw your attention to some of the problems being investigated or issues handled recently. WCUid Management:  Recently, some WCU employees who have applied to become students have encountered an issue.  In […]

IT Service of the Month: Application Authentication Services

Modern authentication service is available for most web and cloud based applications as well as the university’s standard authentication service. Service provides a common, secure, central login service for local and cloud based application authentication and authentication services for federated, collaborative applications utilized by UNC universities and UNC GA or other entities that are part […]

Curative Analysis: ‘Own IT’ for May 2017

The Curative Analysis team in IT is tasked with finding the causes of significant IT issues that affect campus. In this news update, we draw your attention to some of the problems being investigated or issues handled recently. WCUid Management:  Recently, some WCU employees who have applied to become students have encountered an issue.  In […]