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Data Governance, Information Security, and Administrative Systems Planning Committee


This cross-functional Committee is charged to establish and enforce policies, standards, and procedures to ensure the quality, security, and effective management of the University’s data assets.

These structures and procedures will ensure intentional decision-making about prioritizing administrative systems initiatives, monitor the information security strategy for the University, and institute diligence and accountability around institutional data.

The Committee’s primary objectives are to ensure that investments in data and administrative systems align with institutional strategic priorities and enable reliable data-informed decision-making for core business functions and academic planning.

Committee Structure

The Core Committee is composed of members that represent departments across the University and will typically meet on a regular basis every six months or quarterly as needed. Members are senior members of their respective areas who are responsible for their area’s data needs, IT infrastructure, or related issues. Additional stakeholders will be consulted and engaged on an as needed basis.

Core Committee

  • Chief Information Officer (Co-Chair) – Carol Smith
  • Institutional Reporting and Analytics (Co-Chair) – Kevin Fosnacht
  • Finance and Administration – Jodi Purtee
  • Admission – Mary Kate Smith
  • Financial Aid – Lara Lawrence
  • Communications and Marketing – Scott Cooper
  • Human Resources – Susan Hacker
  • Development and Alumni Relations – Teresa Goddard
  • Director of Administrative Information Systems – Jeff Miller
  • Student Affairs – Dorian Shager
  • Registrar – Scott Spiegelberg
  • Facilities Management – Chris Hoffa
  • Library – Brooke Cox
  • Athletics – Stevie Baker-Watson

Additional Stakeholders

  • Academic Affairs – Julia Proctor
  • Hubbard Center - Erin Mahoney
  • Tenzer Center – Mike Boyles
  • Information Security & IT Purchasing – Drew Parrish
  • Title IX & Institutional Equity - Rhyan Smith
  • Counseling Services - Trevor Yuhas
  • Housing and Residence Life – Jeff Shoup
  • CARE Team – Heather Wright
  • Fraternity & Sorority Life and Student Orgs – Daylon Weddle
  • Library and Academic Technology Committee

The President’s Cabinet and the committee chairs act as a steering committee that will provide strategic direction and guidance to the Core Committee on decisions regarding significant information technology investments and allocation of resources.

Last update: June 20, 2024