Data and Systems Governance Announcements

Check this site for information on Data Governance announcements and alerts. When Western Michigan University is looking for participants to assist in the data governance processes those announcements will be listed here.


  1. The IT Product Review Process was revised to describe the steps to an approved acquisition and to align with the new IT Acquisition Policy
  2. Approval for the acquisition and implementation of a new Libraries operational enterprise system (Alma) was approved at the IT Executive Advisory Board's July meeting. For more information contact May Chang in University Libraries.
  3. The IT Executive Advisory Board will vote to approve a new Residence Life Housing Management system at it's September meeting. For more information contact Chad Stec in Student Services.
  4. The Data Stewards will be meeting for the first time on October 8, 2014. For more information contact Jason Jach in Institutional Research.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I participate?
   A. Contact Tracy Pattok at (269) 387-4428

Q. How do I know what products are being reviewed?
   A. Visit the website Product Review Status