The Academic Computing Advisory Team meets monthly to support and promote the use of technology in teaching and learning at Hope College.

As defined in the faculty handbook, the mission of ACAT is

i.     To develop an institutional vision for the goals of instructional technology in light of the mission of the college.

ii.    To assess the degree of faculty interest in instructional technology, and assess the needs for additional equipment, software and training to support faculty.

iii.   To help faculty learn from each other about existing instructional technology projects.

iv.   To promote new faculty course projects that utilize instructional technology effectively.

The membership of ACAT consists of the director of Computing and Information Technology (CIT), a liaison from the Deans’ Council and a faculty member from each of the four academic divisions and the library (appointed by the Status Committee).