In general, the role of the IB is to support the mission and objectives of the Computer Science Department and the Computer Science Department Chair by brainstorming, prototyping concepts, performing analysis, conducting pilot and / or ongoing programs, develop ideas and ultimately make recommendations to the Computer Science Department. It is not expected that the IB will implement the recommended programs but instead turn over the recommendations to the department and/or other university organizations.
Specific annual objectives for the IB will typically be established at the beginning of each calendar year during the January meeting based upon joint discussions with the Computer Science Department chair, and other university representatives as appropriate, as well as IB member organizations. IB objectives will be adjusted as appropriate throughout the calendar year as initiatives are completed and / or new priorities are established. IB objectives will generally fall into one of the following categories.