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Executive Committee

A committee of Academic Board

The Executive Committee is an advisory committee to the Chair of Academic Board and its committees, providing support for the business of Academic Board and ensuring that Academic Board’s work assists UTS to achieve its strategic objectives.

2018 meeting dates

Date Time
Tuesday 20 February (Planning) 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Tuesday 17 April (Reserve) (cancelled) 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Tuesday 15 May 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Tuesday 12 July 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Tuesday 21 August (cancelled) 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Tuesday 2 October 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Tuesday 6 November 12.30pm to 2.30pm

Location: Chancellery, room 26, level 4A, Building 1, Broadway (CB01.04A.26)

Committee contact

Komal Jagad
Executive Officer (Governance Support)
Tel: 02 9514 1464
Email: Komal.Jagad@uts.edu.au

Composition and membership

Composition Membership
Chair, Academic Board (as Chair) Professor Joanne Gray
Deputy Chair, Academic Board (as Deputy Chair) Professor Maryanne Dever
University Secretary William Paterson
Chair, Courses Accreditation Committee Dr Richard Flowers
Deputy Chair, Courses Accreditation Committee Dr Wayne Brooks
Chair, Research Committee Professor Kate McGrath
Deputy Chair, Research Committee Professor Lori Lockyer
Chair, Teaching and Learning Committee Professor Shirley Alexander
Deputy Chair, Teaching and Learning Committee Professor Maryanne Dever

Terms of reference

  1. Develop, monitor and review annual program of business for Academic Board (including that of the board’s committees) to ensure that Academic Board conducts business as per its terms of reference to achieve the university’s strategic objectives.
  2. Provide advice and direction to Chair of Academic Board (and its committees), in relation to business of Academic Board (and its committees).
  3. Consider urgent matters which require executive action of Chair, Academic Board (as per Council delegation) and which cannot be deferred until the next scheduled meeting of the Board.
  4. Advise Academic Board on any other matters referred to the Executive Committee by Academic Board.
  5. Monitor progress on Academic Board’s key focus areas.

Number of meetings

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

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.