The following committees provide governance for Information Technology issues that affect the larger University of Virginia community:
IT Advisory Committee (ITAC)
The Information Technology Advisory Committee, along with its permanent and temporary subcommittees, provides guidance, advice, and assistance to the VP-CIO and the CIO Leadership Team on matters affecting information technology operations and strategy. The focus of the committee is on the overall IT environment at the University. The work of the committee is outcome-based, collaborative, and focuses on common solutions. The committee takes a pro-active role in advising the VP-CIO areas on future projects and services. Members of the committee are responsible for representing the interests of the school/departments as well as the University as a whole.
IT Security Advisory Committee (SAC)
The Information Technology Security Advisory Committee provides guidance, advice, and assistance to the CISO. The focus of the committee is on improving the overall cybersecurity environment at the University in a collaborative and outcome-based manner. Members of the committee are responsible for representing the interests of their respective school/departments as well as the University as a whole.
HR/Finance Senior Advisory Board
The Human Resources/Finance Senior Advisory Board is comprised of directors and data stewards who assist in prioritizing major initiatives for ITS Enterprise Applications in the areas of human resources and finance. Board members also propose and represent major initiatives in their respective areas for consideration and prioritization before decisions are considered by the Vice Presidents’ Designees and the Integrated System Executive Committee.
Identity and Access Management (IAM) Advisory Committee
The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Advisory Committee advises the Interim Vice President and Chief Information Officer (designated as the IAM Data Steward) on IAM data governance issues pertaining to identity life cycle management, role/attribute-based provisioning, IAM integrations, and other identity-related data issues. The Committee also proposes IAM initiatives, enhancements, and process improvements for consideration and may assist in prioritizing IAM development activities.
Office 365 Advisory Committee
The Microsoft O365 Advisory Committee advises ITS on the adoption and expansion of Microsoft 365 tools in an effort to reduce barriers to communication and collaboration and to enable UVa faculty, staff, and students to work across traditional boundaries. The Committee advises and makes recommendations regarding the ongoing transition of students from Google to Microsoft 365 and our move to a common collaboration platform for UVA. The Committee provides input to the automated provisioning of Microsoft 365 for new and continuing students, faculty, and staff. Further, the Advisory Committee advises ITS regarding other matters pertaining to email, calendaring, and related productivity tools as necessary.
Learning Management System (LMS) Project Steering Committee
The Learning Management System (LMS) Project Steering Committee will recommend to the Provost the LMS that best meets the current and future needs of the University in advancing teaching and learning. Steering Committee members will share LMS project information and encourage LMS evaluation participation among the schools and units that they represent. As experts in the requirements and needs of their individual schools and units, Steering Committee members are charged with thinking both locally and globally to select the LMS that best meets the need of the entire University, as all undergraduate schools will be using the selected central LMS.
UVACollab Non-Course Site Transition Project Steering Committee
The UVACollab Non-Course Site Transition Project Steering Committee advises and assists with communications to support the successful multi-year transition of non-course content from UVACollab. This project will identify UVACollab non-course sites that are not eligible for migration to the new Learning Management System, Canvas, and will recommend options for transitioning their content. This project serves as a companion to the Learning Management System (LMS) Project. Steering Committee members will provide knowledge of how their schools and departments use UVACollab non-course sites, review recommendations for the transitioning of site content, and communicate project information to their stakeholders.
VoIP Advisory Committee
The Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Advisory Committee provides guidance, advice, and assistance on matters of operation and strategy regarding the University’s VoIP telephony system. The focus of the committee is to collaborate with UVA Information Technology Services (ITS) and UVA Health Information Technology (HIT) as the University prepares for, selects, and implements the next VoIP telephony solution, including business process changes. Members of the committee are responsible for representing the interests of their respective school and departments as well as the University as a whole.