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Data Governance Policy

Description

This policy applies to data collected or generated by business units in the course of business operations. This policy is intended to be broadly applied in order to ensure the protection of campus data, maximize the benefit of its use to make decisions, and identify opportunities to improve the campus. Examples of campus data include but are not limited to metrics, measurements, logs, demographic information, identity information, performance and assessment information, records of professional, academic or co-curricular activities, etc. Specific examples of this include community engagement information, student academic records, and campus directory information. Data collected by faculty and students in the course of research and creative activities is exempt from this policy.

Status

Completed

Start and Delivery Dates

01/01/2018 to 05/07/2018

Department/Committee

President, Office of the

Status Update

05/07/2018: Final text of Data Governance Policy reviewed and approved by Executive Council on May 7, 2018. Data Governance committee now charged to identify Data Steward roles and implementation procedures.

Strategic Alignment

Goal #7 – SUPPORT INFORMED DECISION-MAKING WITH INTEGRATED AND RELIABLE DATA

7.1 CSUSM guides decision-making, using computing platforms and services that help to analyze, inform, and guide strategies.

7.2 CSUSM integrates quality data, providing a secure, reliable and accessible information repository.

Goal #8 – ENSURE PRIVACY AND PROMOTE SECURITY THROUGH TRANSPARENT AND RESPONSIBLE USE OF DATA AND SYSTEMS

8.1 CSUSM values privacy and security, balancing the security of information with appropriate access and compliance.

8.3 CSUSM uses data responsibly, committing to transparency and public disclosure.