The CNS Team
Ryan Harvey, Director
Responsibilities: Responsible for all campus computer, network and telecommunication systems and infrastructures; academic and administrative systems; laboratories; supervision of Computer and Network Services personnel. Provide long-range planning; facilitate and implement training and support services for faculty, staff, and student community; responsible for budget, policies and regulations; maintain Muskingum University in a "computer competitive" role and forecast the necessary fiscal needs; through the committee process, assess and direct further computerization, systems and advancement.
Phone: (740) 826-8051
Jeff Forsythe, Systems Administrator
Responsibilities: Install, configure, and manage server hardware and software. Included are servers for the university email, web and LMS (Blackboard).
Phone: (740) 826-8058
Larry Gibson, Computer Services Coordinator
Responsibilities: Coordinate and triage the daily activities, work flow and work order requests to the Computer and Network Services Department. Responsible for hardware and software issues and problems as reported to the Center to handle or assign and follow-up; ascertain and document that staff and students are getting questions answered, help as needed and in a timely fashion and professional manner by referral and follow-up; create and maintain database of data requests, service, usage; responsible for labs; assist in desktop responsibilities. Assure that the community is provided with timely and professional assistance and follow-up.
Phone: (740) 826-8053
Scott Karling, Desktop Applications Specialist
Responsibilities: Responsible for the operation and utilization of personal computer software and operating system environments.
Phone: (740) 826-8056
John Miller, Assistant Director of CNS for Telecommunications
Responsibilities: Management, maintenance and diagnostic repair & responsibility for day-by-day operations of telecommunications system.
Phone: (740) 826-8052
Kim Purkey, Administrative Applications Specialist
Responsibilities: Responsible for the support necessary for successful institutional utilization and management of administrative databases and associated application environments.
Phone: (740) 826-8057