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OIT Governance

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) University has two IT governance advisory committees, whose purpose is to gather input from a broad set of key stakeholders. These two advisory committees provide strategic oversight and direction in prioritizing investments and overseeing the execution of key initiatives and processes.

Academic Governance Committee

The Academic Governance Committee provides input and recommendations on both strategic and operational goals and objectives for OIT as they affect technologies in support of instruction and research.

Membership consists of 13 voting members (one representative from each college [10], the Center for eLearning [1], the libraries [1], and the Associate Vice President/CIO [1]) and one non-voting member, the Director of Instructional Technologies. The committee is co-chaired by the Associate Vice President/CIO and a college academic representative. The college co-chair rotates annually to ensure coverage across all colleges.

Committee Responsibilities:

  • Provides a forum for communication to and from faculty on topics related to information technology support for instruction and research.
  • Advises the Executive Committee and OIT with regard to the academic and research information technology needs and priorities of the Colleges.
  • Provides input to and feedback on the University's Information Technology Plan.
  • Provides information to faculty on future directions in academic and instructional technology.
  • Assists with cross-college efforts to take advantage of shared opportunities and efficiencies.
  • Provides leadership for cooperative efforts on shared opportunities and problems.
  • Provides guidance in the establishment of both strategic and operational goals and objectives for the advancement of technologies at FAU.
Administrative Governance Committee

The Administrative Governance Committee provides input and recommendations on both strategic and operational goals and objectives for OIT as they affect administrative systems project portfolio and initiatives.

Membership consists of 9 voting members (one representative each from the Admissions, Enrollment Management, Research, Student Billing, Finance, HR, Student Services, Advancement, and Graduate College. and the Associate Vice President/CIO) and two nonvoting members from OIT. Executive sessions may be called by the committee chair that would not include nonvoting members of the committee.

Committee Responsibilities:

  • Establish overall priorities to OIT's portfolio of administrative system initiatives and projects.
  • Provide a forum for communication with administrative units on topics related to administrative technologies.
  • Advise the Executive Committee and OIT with regard to the information technology needs and priorities of the administrative departments.
  • Provide input to and feedback on the University's Information Technology Plan.
  • Provide leadership for cooperative efforts on shared opportunities and problems.
  • Provide guidance in the establishment of both strategic and operational goals and objectives for the advancement of technologies at FAU.