Student Technology Fee – Call for Employee Abstracts

The Student Technology Fee (STF) Committee is accepting Tech Initiatives abstracts for the current academic year. All Western employees and students may apply.

Abstracts from employees are due January 15.

Tech Initiatives make up 12.43 percent of the Student Technology Fee, or approximately $193,220 in AY 2020.

The Tech Initiatives portion of the fee pays for technology projects—proposed by employees and students—that support the Student Technology Fee mission.

The STF mission:

The Student Technology Fee provides Western students with adequate and innovative technology experiences by:

    • Broadening/enhancing the quality of the academic experience,
    • Providing additional student access to technology, and
    • Increasing integration of technology into the curriculum.


Please see these two key documents on the STF website:


For a complete picture of the Tech Initiatives proposal process, interested employees should refer to the STF Tech Initiatives web page. You’ll find complete instructions, this year’s timeline, forms, the previous year’s proposals and project history.

If you have any questions, please call my assistant, Diane Bateman, at extension 3917.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 12:15pm