Chris Fulkerson presents on Elon’s efforts to reduce paper handling and print

Chris Fulkerson, Assistant Vice President for Technology/CIO, presented on Elon's efforts to reduce handling and printing paper to NCREN's Community Day 2010.

Chris Fulkerson Assistant VP for Technology/CIO

Chris Fulkerson, assistant vice president for technology/CIO, led a session on New Methods for Accessing and Distributing Content at NCREN’s Community Day 2010. Mr. Fulkerson’s presentation on “Going Paperless: Is it about going green or saving money?” documented Elon’s efforts to reduce paper handling and printing by implementing Document Management, Print Management, and a fax server. In his discussion, Mr. Fulkerson said going paperless can be about both going green and saving money for the university.

Annually since the late 1990s, MCNC has hosted “NCREN Community Day” in the Research Triangle Park for its users and constituents to gain updates on programs and initiatives, hear from leaders in the community, and share applications, best practices, successes and ideas experienced by peers through the use of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) and its related services.

Speakers and attendees generally include Chancellors, CIOs, CTOs, data and video networking staffs from North Carolina university campuses, LEA K12 staff, representatives from UNC General Administration, the North Carolina Community College System, the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, North Carolina Information Technology Services (ITS), North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI), elected and appointed state officials as well as representatives from networks and universities across the country.

Mr. Fulkerson’s presentation was captured and streamed by MCNC and can be viewed at