Data governance standardizes for an institution how data is defined, produced, used, stored, and destroyed. This enables and enhances organizational effectiveness and data informed decisions. at Ball State, data governance is guided by the MIDAS group. This group is a cross-divisional committee comprised of representatives from the Academic Affairs division, Student Affairs division, Chief Strategy Officer's Division, and the Information Technology Division. The MIDAS group is comprised of an advisory committee and several subcommittees. The agendas and minutes of the meetings are available below.