Cornell Campus IT Managers
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The Cornell Campus IT Managers (formerly Cornell Computing Directors (CCD)) organization is an interest group comprised of information technology (IT) directors and managers for the colleges and other units at Cornell University. Its members have a unique IT perspective that encompasses both management and detailed technical realities. The purpose of the CCIM is to enrich the Cornell IT community through advice, education and advocacy.


Identify university-wide issues and concerns relating to information technology and bring them to the attention of the university community. Review current or proposed university policies and procedures, which affect information technology, and advocate changes to senior university administrators to improve conditions for delivery of information technology. Identify CCIM members to serve on university committees, task forces, and search committees to represent the viewpoints of the CCIM. Act as liaison with university technology organizations and committees to influence future technology policy and directions.


CCIM membership includes one or more representatives from each college or significant unit who are responsible for directing the organization's IT function. CCIM members can be self-identified, with the CCIM Executive Committee resolving ambiguities. There is no limit on term of CCIM membership.


Consist of two Co-Chairs with a staggered two-year term for each. Determine the monthly meeting agenda, soliciting the membership and Executive Committee for suggestions, as necessary. Send out monthly meeting announcements and/or reminders. Assure that a room is reserved for the monthly meetings. If possible this is done on a yearly basis. Take meeting notes and post them to the CCIM web site. Arrange for presenters at meetings and be available to them if they have questions or requests before the meeting. Act as a key contact for the CCIM membership as well as outside constituents regarding CCIM business. Keep the membership informed of CCIM related business. Maintain the CU-CCIM-ALL and CU-CCIM-EXEC mailing lists. Maintain the content on the CCIM website. Make arrangements for the Executive Committee meetings.


Creates CCIM policy and procedures. Reviews and approves membership requests. Consists of the two current Chairs and up to eight volunteer past Chairs. Must be current CCIM members. Past Chairs must indicate their desire to be on the Executive Committee to the current Co-Chairs each October. In event of a conflict among volunteer past Chairs, preference to Executive Committee membership will be given to those with most recent service. Meetings are held quarterly, more frequently if necessary.



Meeting Schedule


One Co-Chair is elected from and by the CCIM membership each September. The current Chairs administer the elections with elections results determined by the Hare system. The newly elected Chair takes office in October. Nominations for the new Chair are solicited from CCIM members and submitted to either Co-Chair. If either Chair is unable to finish their term, the Executive Committee will appoint an interim Co-Chair from the CCIM membership to complete the term.