Research Technology Advisory Committee

The Research Technology Advisory Committee shall advise the CIO and the Vice-President for Research on technologies and issues related to academic research; will advise the ITS Director of Research Computing 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 between UofM and various external research partners (corporations, government agencies, and other higher education institutions.

Research Technology Advisory Committee Agendas and Minutes

Charge

The Research Technology Advisory Committee shall advise the CIO and the Vice-President for Research on technologies and issues related to academic research; will advise the ITS Director of Research Computing 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.

Composition

Representatives from colleges, research institutes, and the Office of Vice-President for Research are appointed by the Vice-President of Research. One member appointed by Faculty Senate. The chair is appointed by the Vice-President of Research, 2-year term. The Director of Research Computing works with the Chair to establish the agenda and to facilitate coordination with other IT initiatives and groups.

Member role

To provide input on behalf of constituents; to disseminate technology related research information; to assist in implementing IT policy and procedures; to make recommendations with a University perspective. The committee meets as needed throughout the academic year.

Advisory Path

Policy to the IT Policy & Planning Council; advisory to the Director of Research Computing, CIO and Vice-President for Research.