Data Governance Working Group

The Data Governance Working Group implements the plans and priorities of the Strategic Information Group (SIG). The Data Governance Working Group will make recommendations to the SIG and communicate with stakeholders and data users within the university based on the executive guidance of the Strategic Information Group. The activities of the Data Governance Working Group and its members will include:

  • Review business process documentation
  • Develop and approve data definitions and other metadata
  • Review and implement new cross-functional data systems and reports
  • Support and facilitate data steward and analyst outreach, training and communication.

Members of the Data Governance Working Group are drawn from a broad range of roles and responsibilities in the creation and use of data, and represent the full scope of university data interests. Members of this large group can participate or abstain from the work of the group as appropriate to the task at hand; participation will be recorded.

Academic and administrative areas and positions represented include:

Academic Affairs Finance & Business Research Compliance
Academic Assessment Financial Aid Risk Management
Academic Data and Decision Support Financial Operations Sargent College
Administration Goldman School of Dental Medicine School of Hospitality
Application Services Graduate Enrollment Operations School of Medicine
Budget & Planning Housing School of Law
Center for English Language & Orientation Programs Informatics & Strategic Initiatives School of Public Health
College/Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Information Security School of Social Work
College of Communications Institutional Research School of Theology
College of Engineering International Student and Scholars Office Special Advisor and Chief of Staff
College of Fine Arts Operations Sponsored Programs
College of General Studies Orientation Strategic Alumni
Comptroller Post Award Financial Operations Strategic Planning, Initiatives & Systems
Data Analysts Payroll Sustainability
Educational Technology Procurement Undergraduate Admissions
Enrollment Services Operations Questrom School of Business Wheelock College of Education and Human Development
Faculty Data Shared Services

Click here for a full list of members of the Data Governance Working Group