About the Committee

The IT@MIT Task Force identified a number of issues for focus, one of which was to create clear processes for decision-making. To address these issues, the Provost and the Executive Vice President and Treasurer chartered a small, focused Information Technology Governance Committee.

The Information Technology Governance Committee (ITGC) is a decision-making body that reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice President and Treasurer.

The ITGC has been charged with the following:

  • Ensure development and maintenance of a three-year strategic IS&T plan for an IT environment in support of the vision and mission of MIT.
  • Ensure the proper sharing of responsibility and setting the priorities for IS&T investments and the deployment of resources by reviewing and making decisions on IS&T projects.
  • Ensure proper sponsorship for IS&T projects.
  • Guide, direct and approve the establishment and implementation of policies, guidelines and standards pertaining to the use of IT within MIT.
  • Identify and charge sub-committees or working groups as appropriate to complete the committee charge and provide funding and review of progress as needed.
  • Advise Executive Vice President and Treasurer and Provost on IT matters at MIT.

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