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Student Administration Strategic Advisory Committee (SASAC)


The purpose of the committee is to provide guidance and oversight across Student Administration information and technology assets for the strategic prioritization and optimization of those assets in support of the University’s vision, mission and strategic imperatives. This committee will assist the Senior Vice Provost in his role as the Student Administration Domain Steward in the Administrative Domain.


The scope of the committee includes information and technology assets that support administrative processing for Student Administration areas, including but not limited to:

  • Recruiting, Admission Application, Admitting, Orientation, Examinations & Testing
  • Curriculum Maintenance, Enrollment, Grading, Records, Transcripts, Advising, Degree Audit & Teaching Evaluations
  • Financial Aid Application, Awarding, & Disbursement, Student Accounting, Billing, Collections & Student General Ledger


  • Lester P. Monts, Senior Vice Provost (Domain Steward)
  • Karen Kuffner, ITS Assistant Director for Student Administration (Chairperson)
  • Philip Deloria, Associate Dean, College of Literature, Science and the Arts
  • David Engelke, Associate Dean, Rackham Graduate School
  • James Holloway, Associate Dean, College of Engineering
  • Mary Schmidt, Associate Dean, School of Art and Design
  • Ann Hower, Director, Office of New Student Programs
  • Doug Levy, Associate Director, Office of Financial Aid
  • Rex Patterson, Director of ITS Services, Rackham Graduate School
  • Paul Robinson, University Registrar, Office of the Registrar
  • Chip Simper, Division Controller, Student Financial Services
  • Ted Spencer, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions
  • ITS Representatives, as appropriate

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Task Forces and Work Groups Related to Student Administration

Campus groups focusing on specific areas and/or topics will provide information to SASAC where appropriate. Active groups are:

Task Force or
Work Group Title
Group Description
Recruiting & Admissions Advisory Group Provides a forum for schools and colleges to have input into the processes of recruiting and admissions. This advisory group is currently known as ASP (Admitting Systems Production group).
Student Records, Curriculum & Academic Advisory Group Provides a forum for schools and colleges to have input into the processes of Academic Advising, Academic Honors, Academic Milestones, Academic Standing and Dismissal, Course Setup, Class and Room Scheduling, Degree Audit, Enrollment, Grading, Graduation, Student Group Tracking, Transfer Credit and Unofficial Transcript Production.
Financial Aid Advisory Group TBD