Maintenance on the Wireless network will be performed on Tuesday, January 13 and Wednesday, January 14 starting at 5:00 a.m. and lasting around two hours. During this time wireless users at the downtown campus, including Residences, may experience some connectivity issues for around 5 minutes.
Maintenance to the McConnell Engineering Building network system will take place from the 20-23 of December. There will be some disruption of network connectivity for the Ground and Second floors during this period. Affected users have already been alerted.
Please note that the version of Oracle Application Server used by Banner and Minerva will be upgraded this weekend during the regular monthly downtime (Saturday, Dec. 13 at 10:00 pm to Sunday, Dec 14 at 10:00 am). This upgrade will allow Banner and Minerva to support IE 7 and Windows Vista. For additional details, view the full version of this announcement.
Microsoft has released an advisory warning of a current vulnerability in IE 7 that could allow the remote execution of malicious code. Currently no patch is available to address this. Proposed temporary workarounds include using a different browser (Firefox, Chrome, etc.) or changing your Internet Explorer settings. Visit the Information Security News and Alerts page for more information.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum and Provost Anthony C. Masi are delighted to announce the appointment of Pierre Moreau to the position of Executive Director, Planning and Institutional Analysis (PIA) and Senior Advisor (Policy Development), effective February 11, 2009.
Server maintenance starting at 5:45 am Tuesday, Dec. 9 may cause slight delay in email synchronization for some BlackBerry users.
Statement from Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor: I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Vaughan Dowie as Executive Head of Public Affairs, effective immediately. In this position, he will report directly to the Principal and Vice-Chancellor and will serve as a member of the University’s senior team.