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Mark-sense scanning service moving to new location
April 28, 2008
KALAMAZOO--Scanning service for mark-sense forms at Western
Michigan University is moving from Faunce Student Services Building
to the University Computing Center. The transition will begin
May 1 and be completed by May 15.
The scanning service is most frequently used by teaching faculty,
but is also used to lesser extents by student affairs, research
and a number of other offices.
May 1: The drop box behind Faunce will be removed.
May 9: Final day for scanning service in Faunce.
May 12-14: Scanning equipment will be moved to the computing
May 15: Scanning service will be available in 1010 University
For more than 30 years, the Counseling and Testing Center has
provided scanning of mark-sense forms for the campus community.
Taking into account the steady increase in scanning volume, the
limited space and personnel in the counseling center, and the
fact that very little of the scanning is done for the center,
a decision was made to move the service to the Office of Information
"Our goals are to maintain the high quality and customer-service
orientation of scanning services and to continue to provide privacy
and security of data," says Dr. James Gilchrist, vice provost
and chief information officer. "The scanning work will be
done by production support staff in information technology, who
are being well-trained by the staff in the counseling center.
The scanning machine will be placed on the machine room floor
in UCC, where it will have the highest level of security possible."
Please refer questions to Steve Thomas, information technology,
at firstname.lastname@example.org or (269) 387-3824.
Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, email@example.com
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Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5433 USA