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Title: IRT Terms and Definitions
Subject: General IT
Policy No: IRT:2018:06
Applies: University-Wide
Issuing Authority: Senior Vice President for Information Resources and Technology and Chief Information Officer
Responsible Officer: Senior Vice President for Information Resources and Technology and Chief Information Officer
Adopted: 09/06/2018
Last Revision: 09/07/2018
Last Review: 09/06/2018


This document is intended to define common definitions and terms used in IRT policies.




Access Control

The use of computer-controlled entry and locking devices to limit and log access to areas of a physical facility, usually by means of a digitally-enclosed identification card or biometric device.

Authorized User

A person authorized to access information resources specific to their role and responsibilities, and who has conveyed upon them the expectation of “Least Privilege.”


The expectation that information is accessible by Rowan University when needed.

Rowan Community

Includes employees (e.g. faculty, staff, administration, physicians, researchers), students, former students, alumni, non-employees (e.g. contractors, vendors, guest affiliates), covered entities, agents and any other third parties of Rowan University.


Unsolicited usually commercial messages (such as Email, text messages, or Internet postings) sent to a large number of recipients or posted in a large number of places.

By Direction of the CIO: 


Mira Lalovic-Hand, 

SVP and Chief Information Officer

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