6.42. Information Technology Committee

A.    MEMBERSHIP. The Information Technology Committee shall consist of the following members:

1.    Ten faculty members, two from each faculty division and two at-large faculty members appointed for four-year terms.
2.    Three academic staff members. No member of the Division of Information Technology staff may serve as a voting member of the committee.
3.    Three university staff members. No member of the Division of Information Technology staff may serve as a voting member of the committee.
4.    Three students, at least one of whom shall be an undergraduate student and at least one a graduate student, to serve one-year terms.
5.    Chief Information Officer, ex officio nonvoting.
6.    Executive Director of Information Technology Planning and Strategy, ex officio, who shall co-chair the committee.
7.    One nonvoting member representing the director of the university General Library System, two nonvoting members representing the vice chancellor for administration, and two nonvoting members representing the provost. These members shall be appointed by the provost.

The University Committee shall appoint a co-chair from among the faculty members.

B.    FUNCTIONS. The Information Technology Committee is the shared governance advisory body for policy and planning for information technology throughout the university. In performing its functions, it shall consult with such groups and individuals as it feels may be able to provide valuable advice. It may request such reports on budgets, personnel policies, and other topics as are necessary for it to make informed judgments and recommendations. It shall establish such subcommittees as are necessary to carry out its functions.

1.    Reviews and makes recommendations on strategic planning for the university’s information technology resources.
2.    Reviews the performance of information technology facilities and services in supporting and assisting scholarly activities.
3.    Receives reports from and provides general direction to committees formed to address specific information technology issues.
4.    Monitors technical developments.
5.    Consults with and advises appropriate administrative officers on budget and resource allocation matters including charges and funding sources for information technology services.
6.    Receives recommendations from departments, deans, and the Division of Information Technology regarding the establishment, abolition or merger of information technology services and facilities supported by university funds, and makes recommendations regarding these actions to the appropriate administrative officers.