Data Governance Council

Members of senior leadership who oversee institutional data systems and guide the campus data governance efforts.

Council Responsibilities

  • Recommends overall policy and guidelines for management and access to the institutional data of the university
  • Provides review, resolution, and recommendations for institutional data definitions as per guiding principles
  • Appoints the membership of the Data Stewardship Committee and names a Chair or co-Chairs who will also serve on the Data Governance Council
  • Reviews and reports on the performance of the overall data governance initiative on an annual basis and provides a full briefing to the Provost

Data Governance Council Members


Craig Abbey

Vice Provost for Institutional Analysis and Planning

Kemper Lewis

Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Bruce Pitman

Interim Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Allison Brashear

Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of Medicine

John Della Contrada
Vice President for Communications

Kelly Kenline

Assistant CIO and Director of Strategic Portfolio Management

Kathleen S. Heckman

Interim Vice President for University Advancement

Venu Govindaraju

Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Graham Hammill

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School

Brian Hamluk

Vice President for Student Life

Laura Hubbard

Vice President for Finance & Administration

Evviva Lajoie

Vice Provost for University Libraries

Chris Connor

Interim Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

Robin Schulze

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Keith Alford

Dean, School of Social Work