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The University IT Steering Board exists to align technology strategies and investments with the University’s strategic goals and priorities. The Steering Board fulfills this role by establishing annual and long-range information technology goals, approving major investments in information technology, and overseeing university-wide information technology initiatives. Members of the board include the Advisory Committee Chair, Executive Vice President & CFO, Provost, and Vice President for IT & CIO. The Steering Board is accountable to the President and will:

  • Approve major technology investment initiatives; resolve resource allocation issues; and ensure projects are fiscally responsible.
  • Ensure that IT investments contribute positively to institutional performance goals, generate business/academic value, and/or mitigate risk.
  • Establish principles and guidelines to inform technology priority setting across the University.
  • Identify information technology opportunities that have potential strategic benefit; delegate review of these opportunities to appropriate groups as needed.
  • Meet on a monthly basis.

Steering Board Members

Joseph Kalinowski

Joseph Kalinowski

Vice President and CIO, IT


Danielle Manning

Executive VP & Treasurer

Sebastian Royo
Sebastian Royo

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Political Science