University Records Management Advisory Group (URMAG)

The University Records Management Advisory Group (URMAG) is a broadly representative body tasked by the Provost’s Office to provide direction and support for the University Records Management program.

The URMAG is comprised of UW-Madison employees from different divisions on campus, including Legal, Records Management, Archives, Graduate School, Enrollment Management, School of Medicine & Public Health (SMPH), CIO and Information Technology, and the Provost’s Office.

  • In 2007, Provost Farrell approved the restructuring of the URMAG to include a diverse membership and expanded the mission to ensure a more collaborative and systematic approach to records management on campus.
  • In 2010 Provost DeLuca reaffirmed the charge and mission to the URMAG.
  • In 2016 Provost Sarah C. Mangelsdorf reaffirmed the charge and the mission to the URMAG. 2016 URMAG_Appointment_Letter

In addition to offering policy and guidance on records management issues for the UW-Madison campus, URMAG is also the campus authority for approval of campus wide records retention schedules.

2016 – 2017 Membership

  • Eden Inoway-Ronnie – Sr. Special Assistant – Provost’s Office
  • Claire Dalle Molle – Office of Legal Affairs (Ray Taffora – Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs)
  • Jeff Karcher – Director of Risk Management
  • Gary DeClute-Policy and Planning – CIO  (Office Bruce Maas – CIO & Vice Provost for Information Technology)
  • Nadine Connor – Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Policy and Compliance
  • Martha Pelkey- Interim Director of the Integrated Student Information System (Steve Hahn, Interim Vice Provost for Enrollment Management)
  • Keri Allard -Assistant Registrar for Student Services (Scott Owczarek – Registrar)
  • Cameran Cook – GLS – Interim Digital Curation Coordinator
  • Mark Wells – Assistant Dean For Facilities (Robert Golden, Dean – School of Medicine and Public Health)
  • Sarah Grimm, University Records Officer, UW-Madison Records Management ProgramDirector
  • Director, UW-Madison Archives & Records Management (currently vacant)

Record Management Issue:

UW-Madison Records Management Program Reports

For more information about the University Records Management Advisory Group (URMAG), contact:
University Records Officer
University Records Management Program / 608-262-3284

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