Architecture Review Board (ARB)

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  • Applies an overall University perspective to the evaluation of issues or concerns related to digital initiatives. 
  • Oversees architecture deliverables, making decisions and recommendations regarding large-scale digital initiatives. 
  • Reviews and approves enterprise architecture reference models and roadmaps and IM/IT policies and standards. Also reviews IM/IT procedures when necessary.
  • Establishes, owns and manages the content of the Enterprise Architecture Strategy (e.g., principles, standards, policies, guidelines and reference models).
  • Approves exceptions to the Enterprise Architecture Strategy. 
  • Recommends changes and enhancements to project and solution scope, solution approach and technical architecture to best achieve University goals.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations to ensure the University complies with IM/IT legal and regulatory requirements.

Terms of Reference


The Enterprise Architect is the Chair of the Architecture Review Board (ARB).

The ARB meets monthly. Additional meetings may be called by the Chair when necessary.


A majority of members present at the meeting. 


The board reports to the University Information Governance Council. 

Administrative committee org chart

Secretarial services are provided by the University Secretariat.


  • Enterprise Architect (Chair) 
  • Deputy CIO 
  • Business Architect 
  • Security Architect 
  • Application and Integration Architect 
  • Infrastructure Architect 
  • Director, Information Management (Office of the Secretary General) 
  • Senior Director, IT Solutions  
  • Senior Director, Infrastructure 
  • Faculty or service representatives (up to three) 










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