The IT Governance Executive Committee evaluates recommendations and proposals from IT Governance committees or advisory groups, and identifies initiatives that align to strategic priorities and goals. The Executive Steering Committee approves initiatives which are then submitted to the Provost and Chancellor for final approval and funding. Implementation of approved recommendations are coordinated by Technology Services.
The Executive Steering Committee engages with IT Governance, committees, and other campus groups to ensure the needs of faculty, students, and staff are represented.
General Responsibilities of the Executive Steering Committee
The IT Executive Steering Committee has the following responsibilities:
- Strategic alignment – Continuously examine and refine the role IT plays in supporting scholarship, ensuring that IT aligns its actions and outcomes with the campus’ strategic goals and objectives.
- Developing the IT portfolio – Evaluate potential IT investments by their merits and their impact to the overall portfolio of IT support capabilities to empower academic innovation and creativity.
- IT efficacy – Periodically review IT efforts to ensure they effectively, consistently, and reliably support research, instruction, engagement, and business needs while managing costs.
- Transparency and communication – Ensure IT Governance and campus IT decisions are communicated sufficiently and that campus viewpoints are gathered and used in decision-making.