About the Web Governance Committee
The ten-member Web Governance Committee will provide oversight and set strategic direction for all UW System Administration web pages. The committee’s four key functions are to:
- Establish policies
- Establish design and branding standards that follow University Relation’s strategic direction
- Review and make recommendations on information architecture
- Resolve non-compliance issues
The Committee will be composed of:
Ex officio members (2)
- Digital Content Coordinator, Office of Public Affairs & Communications (Committee Chair)
- OIS Chief Information Officer
Appointed members (8)
- One staff attorney, to be appointed by the UW System General Counsel
- One CMS user, to be appointed by the UW System Board of Regents Office
- Two CMS users, to be appointed by the UW System VP for Academic and Student Affairs
- Two CMS users, to be appointed by the UW System VP for Administration
- Two Web Development Team representatives, to be appointed by the Committee Chair
- Establish clear written policies and procedures that set high standards for site quality and content integrity.
- Review requests from UW System stakeholders for customized designs or exceptions to established branding, content, development, and design policies.
- Evaluate effectiveness of current web technologies, editorial components, and implementation and business processes.
- Review recommendations from the Web Development Team for large-scale modifications, new technologies, etc.
- Approve global changes to structure, branding, look/feel, navigation and styling.
- Ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory standards, including accessibility and security.
- Review website analytics and metric in order to make recommendations on how to improve the overall structure and design of the website.
- Recommend additional page design layouts or changes to existing designs.
- Resolve non-compliance issues.
- Decide when the use of website development contractors is necessary, request proposals, and approve use of contractors.
- Meet no less than 6 times per year to review policies and consider new requests.