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November 2010


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Division of Information Technology (DoIT) Radford University

DoIT to Launch Phase I of Website Redesign on Nov. 30

The first phase of the new RU website will be unveiled to the campus community on Tuesday, Nov. 30. MORE>>>

Passwords to Expire Soon for Many Users

In the fall of 2009, a new automated process was implemented to enforce RU’s password policy. Many campus users changed their passwords between Nov. 18 and Dec. 10, 2009. These users’ passwords will expire soon and will need to be changed within the next 30 days. MORE>>>

Banner 8 Upgrade Activities Pending

The Banner 8 upgrade will take place Nov. 19 - 23 to accommodate the release of new, major versions of Banner that deliver functional and technical improvements. MORE>>>

DoIT Announces Secure Wireless Deployment

On Tuesday, Nov. 16, DoIT will take the first step towards rolling out Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA2) encryption on the RU wireless network. MORE>>>

WebCT Readied For Spring 2011 Semester

The WebCT course shells for Spring 2011 will be created on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Students will not have access to their Spring 2011 courses until Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 at 8 a.m. MORE>>>

DoIT Provides Help Tip for Banner INB users:

Sometimes after a Java update, users will get a confusing popup right before logging into Banner. To alleviate this situation, DoIT offers this helpful tip. MORE>>>

Meet the DoIT Staff

Jaime HuntRU’s DoIT staff is eager to serve the RU community by answering your questions and helping make your use of technology more effective. Each month, we will introduce you to a DoIT staff member who can facilitate your use of some amazing technologies. This month, it is our pleasure to introduce Jaime Hunt, director of web communications. MORE>>>