The AAAC provides oversight and sets priorities for the development and integration of the Wheaton College’s administrative applications.
The Administrative Applications Advisory Committee is a Technology @ Wheaton Governance advisory committee chaired by a senior business leader who is involved with technology solutions on campus. The committee makes recommendations to the Chief Information Officer (CIO).
A senior business leader who is involved with technology solutions serves as chair. The representatives for the divisions and business units on the committee are appointed by a dean or vice president for a two‐year term. The chair may appoint ad hoc committees as appropriate.
The Administrative Applications Advisory Committee receives input from the following campus groups:
- Student Administrative System
- Human Resources
- Financial Management Systems
- Library and Archives
- To provide oversight and direction for the administrative applications that support the University’s objectives.
- To establish priorities and sequencing for development and integration and make recommendations to the CIO regarding development, funding, and policy.
- To champion a common data model, and other common infrastructure where needed, as well as best practices in central and distributed administrative systems.
- Approve priorities and recommend resource allocation for administrative systems’ ongoing operations, enhancements, and new initiatives to assure alignment with the college’s business goals and needs.
- Monitor progress of administrative system initiatives and provide guidance to ongoing administrative systems operations, support efforts, and enhancements.
- Consider and discuss impact of administrative system changes on people, process, technology, and standards and policies.
- Encourage and facilitate the integration of systems and access to data across functional boundaries and guide the development of common data models.
- Champion effective information and IT security measures, policies and practices to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of resources are preserved.
- Resolve escalation of issues which span departmental or divisional boundaries.
- Review division and department systems in the context of administrative systems.
- Provide direction to prevent, where appropriate, unnecessary redundancy or nonsustainable service implementations and their resulting inefficiencies and risks.
Meetings are held every month, or as determined by the committee.
- Jane Bilezikian, Advancement, Chair
- Wendy Woodward, Chief Information Officer, Co-chair
- Karen Belling, Financial Aid
- Tony Dawson, Auxiliary Services
- Dusty DiSanto, Graduate School
- Jeff Erickson, Facilities
- Peggy King, Registrar
- Rebecca Larson, Marketing Communications
- Connie Mixter, Human Resources
- Josh Okerman, Center for Vocation and Career
- Chloe Richards, Admissions
- Lisa Richmond, Library and Archives
- Craig Squire, Finance
- Glynise Strating, Student Development
- John Welsh, HoneyRock
- Bill Bemister, Academic & Institutional Technology, ex-officio
- Harvard Townsend, Academic & Institutional Technology, ex-officio
- Craig Williams, Academic & Institutional Technology, ex-officio