Meet the Staff
The Department of Technology Services maintains the network, servers, labs, and all faculty and staff PCs on campus. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm and the help desk is available 24/7 at (417) 873-7300.
Gary Swadley, Director of Technology Services
As director of the Technology Services department, Gary works with the administrative and academic departments on campus to help determine technology needs and finds technological solutions. He works with the eleven members of the Technology Services staff to provide technology infrastructure and support for students, faculty, and staff.
Michael Porter, Director of Networking and Client Support
Michael Porter is responsible for maintaining the network infrastructure of Drury University. His responsibilities include Cisco firewalls, switches, wireless units, internet, and various other networking components.
Rick Wallen, Branch Campus Technology Support Manager
Rick oversees the planning, installation, and maintenance of all Windows based personal computers on Drury's satellite campuses. This includes branch campus faculty, staff, and lab machines.
Jenny Himes, Network Analyst
Jenny Himes is responsible for maintaining the wireless network infrastructure of Drury University. Her responsibilities also included wireless gaming, and phones for our campus.
Albert Rauch, Help Desk Coordinator
Albert Rauch coordinates the Technology Services help desk including phone support, walk-up support, and the Technology Services web site. He is the primary contact for the Drury telephone and voicemail systems.
Brandon Mattox, Client Support Specialist
Brandon Mattox is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and upgrading faculty and staff computers at Drury. He is also involved in printer support.
Caleb Swadley, Client Support Specialist
Caleb provides support for all the audio/visual equipment, Mac computers, and student lab computers on campus. His responsibilities include installation, maintenance, updating, and providing technical support for faculty and staff.