IT Council

Vision Statement

The Information Technology Council (ITC) of the University of Michigan envisions a future for the University in which:

  • Members of the community have the freedom to choose from an array of tools and devices that are supported by a common infrastructure.
  • Strive to provide ubiquitous access to resources, learning experiences, and colleagues at the University and beyond to meet the rising expectations of access to everything from anywhere.
  • Collaboration—supporting knowledge sharing, education, and research—is seamless and independent of time, location, unit, level, or institution.
  • U-M IT Council
    Information Technology Council members listened to student represents speak about the university's IT strategy at the November 2013 meeting.
  • Technology enables new directions and business models (e.g., lifelong and life-wide learning) that extend globally and beyond institutional boundaries.
  • Computing infrastructure and services are integrated across the core missions of the university.
  • Computing infrastructure and services are built to support innovation, flexibility, efficiency, effective use of data, and functional completeness.
  • Provide education, community support and resources to allow individuals to use technology to do amazing things.


  • Develop vision and strategic direction for shared information and communication technologies for entire university
  • Review and prioritize projects that align with U-M IT strategy
  • Individual members are responsible for representing and communicating with their constituencies



Member Role
Dan Atkins
Senior Faculty Advisor to the CIO
Deborah Ball
Dean, School of Education
Teaching & Learning Domain Steward
Michael Bailey
Research Associate Professor, CSE
Information and Infrastructure Assurance (IIA) Domain Steward
James Duderstadt
President Emeritus and University Professor of Science and Engineering
Faculty Representative
Melissa Gross
Assoicate Professor of Movement Science, School of Kinesiology;
Associate Professor of Art and Design, Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design
Faculty Representative
Michael Hand
Graduate Student, Electrical Engineering
Student Representative
James Hilton
University Librarian and Dean of University Libraries
Knowledge Domain Steward
Tim McKay
Professor of Physics, Professor Astronomy and Director of the Honors Program, LSA
Faculty Representative
Eric Michielssen
Associate Vice President for Advanced Research Computing
Research Domain Steward
Lester Monts
Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Administrative Domain Representative
David Munson
Dean, College of Engineering
Dean Representative
Laura Patterson Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President, Information and Technology Services
James Penner-Hahn
Associate Dean for Budget, LSA
Dean Representative, IT Council Chair
Martin Philbert
Dean and Professor of Toxicology, School of Public Health
Dean Representative
Andrew Rosenberg
Chief Medical Information Officer, U-M Health System
Patient Care Domain Steward
Sue Schade Chief Information Officer, University Health and Hospital Centers
David Sweetman
Director of LSA Information Technology
Unit IT Steering Committee Representative
Stephanie Teasley
Research Professor, School of Information
Faculty Representative
Laurita Thomas
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Administrative Domain Steward
Michael Wojan
Undergraduate Student, LSA
Student Representative
Cristine Zuchora
Undergraduate Student, Engineering
Student Representative