Council Responsibilities

The Council’s primary responsibilities are to establish policies and practices regarding institutional data and provide strategic direction pertaining to institutional data use and management.  Broadly, the Council will:

  • Identify Data Stewards for protected data areas;
  • Work collectively as a cross-functional team to develop, recommend, implement and monitor CI institutional data policies, architecture and operating procedures;
  • Coordinate the development of and publish consistent, campus-wide institutional data definitions and coordinate definitional compliance with CSU, state, federal and other regulatory bodies;
  • Advise on University-wide strategic plans for data management including sourcing, distribution, maintenance and quality of University institutional data assets;
  • Advise on University-wide data management practices for decision-making including data warehousing, business intelligence, master data management and metadata management; and,
  • Regular progress reports by project leads and to campus executive body.

Leadership Expectations

  • Understand and promote the CI Mission;
  • Be accountable for data governance - ensure that data is consistently defined and properly understood;
  • Publish and adhere to a regular meeting calendar;
  • Assure that stakeholder needs are identified and addressed;
  • Provide open and transparent process; and,
  • Form working groups to address needs that arise.

Governing Documents