Data Governance Committees & Roles

Executive Council

This council meets quarterly. It establishes the strategy/vision for data governance at KU, provides overall direction, and serves as final arbiter for conflict resolution.
Campus in the Fall

Data Council

This council, made up of data stewards representing key university data sources, meets at least monthly. It implements the strategy defined by the executive council by setting priorities, creating data project teams, standardizing terms that cross functions, managing change control, and defining data security.
Campus in the winter

Data Stewards

A data steward has oversight responsibility for a subset of the university's data and is concerned with the meaning of data and the correct usage of data.
Campus in the summer

Data Trustees

A data trustee is concerned with risk and appropriate access to data.
Campus in the Spring

Data Users/Citizens

A data citizen is an individual who has access to university data as part of assigned duties or in fulfillment of assigned roles or functions within the university community.
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