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Governance

About OIT Governance

Governance consists in part of the following advisory committees.

Council of Information Technology Leadership

The Council of Information Technology Leadership (CITL) is an organization of senior information technology leaders from the member institutions of Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU).  The CITL works in partnership with Board of Regents (BOR) and institution leaderships to implement technology solutions that support the missions in teaching, scholarship, and public service. While respecting the autonomy among member institutions, the CITL seeks opportunities to address common challenges and advance the collective priorities of its constituent organizations via creative and effective use of technology.  The Council is presided over by the Chief Information Officer of CSCU.  

The Council shall:

  1. Identify and make recommendations to the Chief Information Officer for collaboration opportunities that leverage information resources and scale of the economy across the enterprise.
  2. Guide the development and implementation of enterprise technology solutions that support the evolving needs of member institutions.   
  3. Make recommendations to Information Technology Policy Committee and guide the implementation of system-wide information technology policy, procedures, and standards.
  4. Make recommendations to the Chief Information Officer on technology investments, resource allocation, and project prioritization in accordance with the strategic goals of BOR.     
  5. Facilitate communications between the central office and member institutions and ensure broad community involvement.   
  6. Serve as stewards for best practices in information technology.   Promote and encourage effective use of technology in administration and academics.   
     

Faculty Technology Advisory Committee

The Faculty Technology Advisory Committee offers forums for identifying system-wide needs, including administrative and academic, that can be enabled by technology solutions. Members of the committee serve as the sounding board for constituents and bring concerns and issues to the attention of the Chief Information Officer of CSCU. Members of the committee also make recommendations to the Information Technology Policy Committee on technology policies, procedures, and standards.

The committee is chaired by the Chief Information Officer. The Faculty Technology Advisory Committee comprises one faculty representative from each member institution. The committee will convene once per semester or as needed. The appointments for all representatives are nonrenewal two-year terms.

Student Technology Advisory Committee

The Student Technology Advisory Committee offers forums for identifying system-wide needs, including administrative and academic, that can be enabled by technology solutions. Members of the committee serve as the sounding board for constituents and bring concerns and issues to the attention of the Chief Information Officer of CSCU. Members of the committee also make recommendations to the Information Technology Policy Committee on technology policies, procedures, and standards.

The committee is chaired by the Chief Information Officer. The Student Technology Advisory Committee comprises one faculty representative from each member institution. The committee will convene once per semester or as needed. The appointments for all representatives are nonrenewal two-year terms.

Information Technology Policy Committee

The Information Technology Policy Committee (ITPC) is the primary body to advise the Board of Regents on policy regarding computers, communication networks, security, and other aspects of Information Technology at Connecticut State Colleges and Universities.  The committee has the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain system-wide policies on information, including information security policies and information technology policies.
  • Recommend procedures and best practices in support of the policy implementation.
  • Act as ombudsman for disputes and requests for exceptions regarding policy, implementation, and related issues.


The committee is chaired by the BOR Chief Information Officer.   The Committee will convene as needed.   Each member will serve a two-year term.  The make-up of the ITPC is as follows:

  •     Two representatives from Faculty Technology Advisory Committee
  •     Two representatives from Student Technology Advisory Committee
  •     Two representatives from Council of Library Directors
  •     Twelve administrative representatives from the following units:
    • Human Resources (2)
    • Administrative Affairs (2)
    • Student Affairs (4)
    • Academic Affairs (4)
  •     Three representatives from Council of Information Technology Leadership
  •     BOR IT Security & Policy Program Manager (ex-officio)
  •     BOR Chief Information Officer (ex-officio, Chair)