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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2002
     

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    Auxiliary Services and Facilities
    dAffirmative Action
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    Information Systems

    John W. Streeter, Director
    2323 Anderson Avenue, Suite 215
    785-532-6281
    E-mail: iso@ksu.edu
    helpdesk@ksu.edu
    (customer support)
    www2.iso.ksu.edu

    Data and information systems administration for the university are provided by the Office of Information Systems. Services consist of data administration, database administration, systems project planning, application software development, systems integration, operational systems support, systems analysis and applications programming, and a user helpdesk hotline.

    Major application systems include student prospect, admissions, student financial assistance, registration, academic progress, employment, financial, property, and related records. Systems and databases are operated on the university's central mainframe and distributed processors in the client/server environment including database servers, specialized application servers, LAN servers, workstations, and personal computers. Most applications are supported by commercial software.

    COBOL and CA-ADS/O are the principal programming languages used in applications development and support on the mainframe. Mainframe database services are provided by CA-IDMS in the OS/390 MVS environment.

    Fourth-generation languages and applications development tools such as PeopleTools, PowerBuilder, Oracle Developer/Designer 2000, Edify Electronic Workforce, and CGI PERL are used in applications development and support in the client/server environment. Distributed databases are Oracle based.

    Topics within Auxiliary Services and Facilities:
    dAffirmative Action dIDEA Center dSpeech and Hearing Center
    dAlumni Association dInformation Systems dStudent Publications
    dChild Care dInstitutional Advancement dTelecommunications Services
    dComputing and Network Services dLibraries dUniversity Press of Kansas
    dFamily Center dPolice Department dUniversity Relations
    dFoundation dPostal Service   
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    Kansas State University
    November 10, 2000