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Academic Administration Committee

A committee of Academic Board

The Academic Administration Committee deals with matters which arise from the university's administration which may have an impact upon academic policy.

Meeting dates

Dates Time Location
Thursday 23 February 9.30am to 11.30am Harbourside Conference Room, Governance Support Unit (CB01.26.24)
Thursday 20 April 9.30am to 11.30am Harbourside Conference Room, Governance Support Unit (CB01.26.24)
Thursday 22 June 9.30am to 11.30am Chancellery, room 4A, level 4, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 10 August 9.30am to 11.30am Chancellery, room 4A, level 4, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 28 September (Reserve) 9.30am to 11.30am Chancellery, room 4A, level 4, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)
Thursday 26 October 9.30am to 11.30am Chancellery, room 4A, level 4, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)

Committee contact

Elizabeth Miller
Senior Advisor, Governance and Policy
Tel: 02 9514 1226
Email: Elizabeth.Miller@uts.edu.au

Composition and membership

Composition Membership
Chair (elected by and from Academic Board) Associate Professor Peter Meier
Deputy Chair (nominated from committee membership) Maxine Evers
Dean, Graduate Research School, or nominee Yamini Sandiran
Two academic staff members elected by Academic Board (not necessarily members of Academic Board) to be nominated by the members of the Academic Board Dr Alison Beavis

Ms Maxine Evers
Director, Student Administration Unit, or nominee Jacqui Wise or Alan Henry (nominee)
Director, UTS International, or nominee Leo Mian Liu or Mychel Palamountain (nominee)
One Associate Dean with responsibility for teaching and learning (to be nominated by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Education and Students)) Vacant
One Faculty Manager/Administrator (to be nominated by the University Secretary) Lara Jacques
One undergraduate student elected by and from the undergraduate students of the university Ana (Beatrice) Tan
One postgraduate coursework student elected by and from the postgraduate coursework students of the university Teresa Lu

On the recommendation of the chair, the committee has the power to approve the co-option of members on the basis of their skills and experience as appropriate.

Terms of reference

To consider and provide advice and recommendations on academic administrative matters (including policy, procedures and draft rules) referred to it for consideration.

Membership term

The length of committee membership terms will be two years for staff and one year for students, consistent with the term of membership for elected members of Academic Board.

Number of meetings

Minimum of six scheduled meetings per year.

Quorum

The quorum shall be one–half of the current members of the committee, if one-half is not a whole number, the next higher whole number shall be used.

Vacant positions on the committee do not count toward the total membership of which one-half is required to reach a quorum.