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June 2015

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Division of Information Technology
P.O. Box 6888
Radford, VA 24142
Phone: (540) 831-5173
Fax: (540) 831-6217

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(DoIT) Radford University website redesign update

Since March, Radford University has been working with vendors on a redesign of the university's website. The project kicked off with focus groups made up of students, faculty, staff and administratiors and surveys to prospective students, parents, alumni and prospective employees. MORE>>>

LiveSafe Mobile Safety App is now available for Radford University

LiveSafe, a mobile-safety technology for the Radford University community, is now available to download to your mobile device. MORE>>>

Technology training offered

Academic Technologies is offering training opportunities to support RU faculty and staff in the months of July and August. MORE >>>

Upcoming Windows 10 release

Microsoft will be releasing its new Operating System, Windows 10, as a free download on July 29. Following the release, DoIT will start testing the new Operating System. MORE>>>


The self-service applications for the university's Identity & Access Management system recently received an upgrade and a facelift. Launched in August 2014, these applications allow users to activate and reset accounts, change passwords and manage account options. MORE>>>

VoIP Telephone System to upgrade in July

An upgrade to the campus telephone system, including voicemail, will take place on July 22. VoIP telephones and voicemail will be unavailable from 8 - 11 p.m. that day during the upgrade. MORE>>>

Update on CARDINAL Project

The Commonwealth of Virginia is currently implementing CARDINAL, a new enterprise resource planning solution that will replace the current financial system of the Commonwealth, CARS (Commonwealth Accounting and Reporting System). MORE>>>

Meet the DoIT Staff: Connie Leathers, Information Technology Specialist
Connie LeathersThe DoIT staff serves the RU community by providing service and technical support to faculty, students and staff. Each month, we introduce the campus to a DoIT staff member who can facilitate the use of today's amazing technologies. This month, it is our pleasure to introduce Information Technology Specialist Connie Leathers. MORE>>>