The University of Memphis has established an IT governance structure that is organized
using a top level Policy & Planning Council, six advisory committees, and several
representative technical and work teams.
The I.T. Policy & Planning Council serves as the senior advisory group to the CIO
on Information Technology (IT) issues, reviews and endorses IT planning, and provides
recommendations to the President for policy related IT matters.
ITPPC - Agendas and Minutes
The Information Security Advisory Committee is a senior level advisory committee to
the CIO responsible for reviewing, developing and prioritizing information security
policies and procedures regarding access to University data, including research sensitive
information, consistent with relevant federal and state legislation, university business
and academic information security policies and procedures; shall help facilitate internal
and external communications regarding the use and access of University data.
ISAC - Agendas and Minutes
The Teaching and Learning Technologies Advisory Committee shall advise the CIO and
the Provost on technologies and issues related to teaching and learning; will advise
the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in teaching and learning initiatives; shall
develop and review academic technology standards, guidelines, and policies; shall
advise on priorities for academic technology initiatives; provide a forum for investigation
and advises on new teaching and learning technologies, and facilitate communications
regarding academic teaching and learning initiatives.
TLAC - Agendas and Minutes
The Research Technology Advisory Committee shall advise the CIO and the Provost on
technologies and issues related to academic research; will advise the ITS Director
of Research Technologies on research technology initiatives; shall develop and review
research technology standards, guidelines, and policies; shall advise on priorities
for academic research technology initiatives; provide a forum for investigation and
advises on new research technologies, and facilitate communications regarding academic
research computing initiatives.ion between U of M and various external research partners
(corporations, government agencies, and other higher education institutions.
Research Advisory Committee - Agendas and Minutes
The Enterprise Systems Advisory Committee advises the CIO on IT matters related to
enterprise information systems issues. Examples of responsibilities: review and recommend
related IT standards, guidelines and policies; review, oversee and establish priorities
for all administrative systems projects; coordinate among client departments competing
for limited IT resources; help ITS maintain the architectural consistency of administrative
systems; advise ITS on the opportunities for process improvement and operational efficiencies
using technology; document and review system proposals, and coordinate the reports
from the technical teams and work groups.
ESAC - Agendas and Minutes
The Deans’ TAF Committee shall advise the CIO and the Provost on IT matters related
to academic uses of student Technology Access Fees (TAF); establishes priorities for
TAF budget allocations; shall advise on priorities for academic technology initiatives;
reviews IT standards, guidelines and policies and oversees all academic software procurements.
TAF - Agendas and Minutes
The Student Technology Advisory Committee provides advice and communications to the
CIO and Provost on student-related technology issues and priorities; provides a forum
for student input; to disseminate IT related information; to make recommendations
with a University perspective, and provide a forum for discussion of technology issues
that affect students.