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UCPPD provides processes and structures for best practices regarding the security and protection of personal data in possession of the University, including:

  • Review current campus collection and uses of social security numbers and other personal identifying information as defined by the North Carolina Identity Theft Protection Act.
  • Approving or disapproving such collection and use of personally identifiable information.
  • Reviewing security measures associated with hard copy forms and electronic templates that contain personally identifiable information.
  • Documenting the University’s processes for the collection and use of personally identifiable information (including Social Security numbers).
  • Recommending institutional changes needed for continuing compliance or best practices.
  • Oversight of activities needed to implement the Red Flags Rule.

See the UCPPD Charter for additional information.

For details on submitting a request for approval, see the UCPPD Review Process document.


Committee Members
Name Office Position
Micki Jernigan, Chair Information Technology Services Chief Privacy Officer
Dennis Schmidt Information Technology Services Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Security Officer
Dean Weber Internal Audit Chief Audit Officer
Wendy Andrews Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Executive Business Manager
Rich Arnold Office of Human Resources Senior Director, HR Information Management
David T. Lambeth III Office of University Counsel Assistant University Counsel
Christy Samford Office of University Registrar Deputy Registrar
David Rankin ITEC Rep School of Dentistry IT Director

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

The UCPPD meets monthly. Requests must be submitted for review at least 10 business days before the meeting in order to be considered for that month’s agenda. See the UCPPD Review Process document for details on submission requirements.

Meeting Date: 3rd Tuesday 3-5 p.m. (with 30-minute time slots assigned by IPO).
Submission Deadline: 1st Tuesday by 5 p.m.
*adjusted for holiday

Dates and Deadlines
Month Submission Deadline Meeting Date
Dec 11/26/19* 12/10/19*
Jan 1/7/20 1/21/20
Feb 2/4/20 2/18/20
Mar 3/3/20 3/17/20
Apr 4/7/20 4/21/20
May 5/5/20 5/19/20
June 6/2/20 6/16/20
July 7/7/20 7/21/20
Aug 8/4/20 8/18/20
Sept 9/1/20 9/15/20
Oct 10/6/20 10/20/20
Nov 11/3/20 11/17/20
Dec 12/1/20 12/15/20

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