Update Nov 13 9:10am: The problems with Blackboard have returned. We are working with our vendor to resolve the issues and will provide updates as information becomes available.
Blackboard Learn is experiencing periods of downtime and extremely poor performance starting Sunday November 12 afternoon through Monday November 13. Some users receive the Blackboard down message, others cannot log in, and some get in but Blackboard is extremely slow.
Investigation with our vendor into the cause of and potential fixes for the problem is ongoing.
Update Nov 12 9:25pm: IT Services has taken steps to clear the issue and Blackboard is now working again.