Chief Academic Technology Officer Mark Walbert will present a talk titled, “Oh, the (Tech) Things I’ve Seen” at 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 7, in the Founders Suite of the Bone Student Center. This talk is free and open to the public.

Dr. Walbert arrived at Illinois State University as an assistant professor of economics in 1984. He served as director of Faculty Technology Support from 2000 to 2003 before joining the Provost’s Office. He has oversight responsibility for the Office of Academic Technologies (OAT), whose units include Learning Spaces and Audio/Video Technology, TechZone & Student Technologies, the Center for Learning and Technology (with assistant vice president for Academic Administration), and the academic technology support units in each of the six colleges, Milner Library, and Enrollment Management and Academic Services. Walbert will retire at the end of June after 36 years of service to ISU. He will talk about the many changes to technologies and to the organization of technology services on campus during his long tenure at Illinois State.

All faculty, staff, annuitants, and ISU community members are welcome to attend the University Club from 3:30-5:30 p.m. this Friday in the Founders Suite of the Bone Student Center. The campus community is invited.

Additional information about U-Club events and activities can be found at the U-Club website. Continued program support is provided by ISU’s Office of the Provost and the Office of the President.

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