Craig Fowler

Welcome to DoIT News

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

IT Service of the Month: Copyright Infringement Remediation

When a copyright holder contacts WCU about an offense originating from our network, it is the responsibility of IT to locate the infringing individual and begin the remediation process. After the infringing individual is discovered, the network connection is restricted until the remediation process is complete. Requirements/Limitations This process is required to absolve WCU of […]

Curative Analysis: ‘Own IT’ for July 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. Student Release of Information:  Recently, some WCU students were unable to enter or change their security code for […]

New Employee Accounts Available First Day of Work!

You asked and we listened! On August 4, new employees will have their WCU account (WCUid) set up and ready to use the first day they start work. In addition, faculty, graduate assistants, and teaching assistants will be able to self-activate their WCU account up to 90 days before their first work day, giving them […]

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 […]