Business Services


May 10, 2014
An implementation vendor has been selected for the Administrative Systems Modernization Program.

Jan 31, 2014
Selection of the administrative systems implementation partner is underway.

Nov 15, 2013
Workday was selected as the vendor for the new administrative systems.


The Business Services Committee identifies and prioritizes technology-based solutions for shared business needs, sets priorities, and ensures coordination on the effective use of information technology resources to meet the operational and strategic needs of the University. This committee is responsible for timely and coordinated deployment of business information systems for the benefit of the University community. The Business Services Committee has primary governance over all custom-developed and application-packaged administrative software. The committee consists of the leaders of University business operations.

Committee Members

Chair: Kathy Foster

Co Chair: Marla Martinez

Business Services Committee Members
Name Position & Organization

Bob Harkins, ED.D.

Associate Vice President, Campus Safety and Security

Brad Englert

Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer

Cynthia Brown

Assistant Vice-President for Research

Debra Kress

Associate Vice President for Human Resources, Office of Human Resources

Graham Chapman

Chair of Administrative IT Leaders Group (AITL); Associate Director, Technology Resources

Jamie Southerland

Associate VP for Shared Services and Business Transformation Initiatives

Jerry Fuller

Assistant Vice President and Director of Procurement and Payment Services

John McCall

Associate Vice President for Business Affairs, Dell Medical Center

Juan Ontiveros

Associate Vice President for Utilities, Energy and Facilities management.

Karen Chawner

Chair of Administrative Business Leasers (ABL), Director I, Human Resource Services

Kathy Foster

Associate Vice Provost for Academic Business Affairs

Kristi Fisher

Data Management Lead, Admin Systems Modernization Program

Lee Bash

Executive Director of Operations, University Development Office

Mark McFarland

Director for Information Technology, College of Natural Sciences

Marla Martinez

Associate Vice President, Vice President of University Operations

Mary Knight

Associate Vice President for Finance, Office of the Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Michael Bos

Associate Athletics Director, IT, Intercollegiate Athletics

Renee Wallace

Associate Vice President of Administrative Systems Modernization, Admin Systems Modernization Program

Shelby Stanfield

Vice Provost and Registrar, Office of the Registrar

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Meeting Information

First and Third Friday of each month
1:30-3 p.m., FAC 228D

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Jan 09
Dec 05
Nov 07
Oct 03
Mar 21

Current Projects

  • Drive Savings via Cooperative Software Purchasing

  • Universal Institutional Data Access Strategy

  • Upgrade Core Campus Network and Develop Network Speed Plan

Completed Projects