Mailing List Message #16
From: Clifford Lynch <>
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Subject: Internet2 Campus Expectations Task Force Report
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 20:36:26 -0400
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The report of the Internet2 Campus Expectations Task Force is now available. See the announcement from Laurie Burns at I2 below. This is a very valuable report that I think can serve as a basis for important conversations with senior campus leadership and the broad campus community about roles, priorities and commitments for advanced information technology/cyberinfrastructure  in advancing the missions of the academy.

Note there's a webcast from the Internet2 meeting on Tuesday, April 25 discussing the report.

Clifford Lynch
Director, CNI


Dear Colleagues,

The Campus Expectations Task Force (CETF) was convened in February 2005 under the auspices of the Advisory Councils of Internet2, led by the Applications Strategy Council and the Network Planning and Policy Advisory Council.  The task force was asked to articulate a current set of expectations for what it means to be an Internet2 member campus, in light of the Internet2 community's goal to promote and enable advanced applications to further research and education. Under the leadership of Bill Decker, Senior Associate Vice President for Research, University of Iowa, CETF members created a set of recommendations that illustrate how Internet2 member campuses can most effectively pursue the collaborative work that will enable higher ed to remain on the leading edge in today's international research and education environments.  By agreeing to strive for compliance in three areas: innovation, shared infrastructure, and community--member campuses demonstrate their mutual commitment to community and realize their goals.  To assist campuses in making a self-determination to measure their success in meeting these commitments, CETF proposes a system for self-assessment and promulgating best practices based on the identified areas of commitment.

Bill Decker will make a presentation on the complete recommendations of the CETF to the Internet2 membership during the Spring 2006 Internet2 Member Meeting.  Mr. Decker's presentation will also be netcast live on Tuesday, April 25 from 4:30-5:30pm EDT. See:

A complete copy of the CETF report is available here:

A full roster of task force members is available on the CETF website:

Please join us virtually in Arlington!


Laurie Burns
Executive Director, Member and Partner Relations
Main:  (734) 913-4251
Cell:  (734) 604-9558
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