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Executive Committee

A committee of Academic Board

The Executive Committee oversights the work and processes of Academic Board and ensures that Academic Board's work assists UTS to achieve its strategic objectives.

Meeting dates 2017

Tuesday 21 February (Planning meeting)
Tuesday 11 April (Reserve)
Tuesday 9 May
Tuesday 4 July
Tuesday 15 August
Tuesday 26 September
Tuesday 31 October

Time: 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Location: Chancellery, room 4a, level 4, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)

Committee contact

Komal Jagad
Executive Officer (Governance Support)
Tel: 02 9514 1464

Composition and membership

Composition Membership
Chair, Academic Board (as Chair) Associate Professor Joanne Gray
Deputy Chair, Academic Board Associate Professor Elizabeth Denney-Wilson
University Secretary William Paterson
Chair, Academic Administration Committee Associate Professor Peter Meier
Chair, Courses Accreditation Committee Dr Richard Flowers
Chair, Research and Research Training Committee (or nominee) Professor Charles Rice
Chair, Teaching and Learning Committee Dr Robert Jarman
Chair, Graduate Research School Board Professor Lori Lockyer

Terms of reference

  1. Review the conduct and substance of business conducted by Academic Board, including that of the Board's committees.
  2. Monitor progress on Academic Board's key focus areas.
  3. Monitor and advise Academic Board and other relevant parties on the appropriate participation of Academic Board in the review, monitoring and development of the academic matters of the University, including academic policy, strategy, risk and standards.
  4. Approve the establishment, terms of reference and composition of working groups of Academic Board in order to fulfil its obligations outlined under terms 1–3.

The committee has the power to co-opt members on the basis of their experience as appropriate.

Number of meetings

The Committee shall meet a minimum of four times per year and otherwise as required.


The quorum shall be oneā€“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.