About Computing Technology and Services Committee

Terms of reference

  • Meets regularly to promote the timely exchange of information on IT developments, both active and planned, and thus avoid duplication of effort and capitalize on common interests and expertise.
  • Provides advice to the Chief Information Officer and University Committee on Information Systems & Technology (UCIST) on strategies and initiatives to improve campus-wide IT services, and provides regular reports to UCIST.
  • Cooperates/collaborates on the planning, design and implementation of projects which draw upon IT expertise from across campus and have campus-wide applicability.
  • Is a primary initiator of pilot projects to evaluate new technologies for campus-wide use. (Projects may be initiated by either CTSC or UCIST.)
  • Supports standardization of IT systems and processes where possible and appropriate.
  • Facilitates other IT developments where needed.
  • Members act as IT liaisons to their respective units, bringing information to, and disseminating information from, CTSC.

Committee members

  • Chair appointed by the Chief Information Officer
  • One IT Director or appointed delegateĀ from each of the six faculties
  • All Information Systems & Technology (IST) directors
  • IT Director, Library
  • Others as appropriate as appointed by the CIO in consultation with UCIST, with terms and rationale of the appointment maintained by UCIST