Research 07.21.15 Minutes

Attending:

Ugo Buy, Andy Johnson, Houshang Darabi, Allen Randall, Bill Hendrickson, Bob Sandusky, Annette Valenta, Andy Boyd, Heather O’Leary, Clyde Wheeler, Jackie Berger, Colleen Kehoe, Cynthia Herrera Lindstrom, Sara Hall

  • Updates
    • Health Information Campus Committee
      • Trying to determine what data sources exist, what to do with the data
      • Focused on HIPAA and FERPA data
      • Access must be increased and added to infrastructure for storage and analysis
      • For September meeting, will be presentation on efforts in the Office of Vice President for Health Affairs to make data more accessible
      • Group will work to identify a viable strategy for ITGC Research Committee
      • Related information has been compiled to complement the recent report on data management, will be shared soon
    • Chair Elect
      • Henrik Aratyn is new chair elect, will become chair in AY17
    • Meeting Times for AY16
      • Research Committee will continue meeting at 9am the first Thursday of the month
  • Membership Bylaws
    • Updates
      • Proposal to change the bylaws membership has been revised
      • Committee reviewed membership
      • Approved Motion: Motion to send bylaws forward to the IT Governance Council for approval was accepted
  • Announcements from the Chief Information Officer
    • Report of Non-University Activities
      • RNUA online submission going live in September, developed in-house
    • Data Governance
      • Provost approved Data Governance Committee, will be 5th ITGC Committee
      • Discussion of who should be members on this committee
    • Scholarship Management Software
      • UIC SnAP application is now housing various scholarships for colleges
    • High Performance Computing Cluster
      • Open position has not yet been hired, but a graduate assistant is helping out
    • UIC Website
      • New webpage will go live in August