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Composition and membership of Academic Board

Composition

The composition of Academic Board is constituted under Rule G3, Division 1 of the General Rules of the University.

Membership terms

The current membership terms for members of Academic Board are outlined in the table below.

In accordance with (Rule G3-2(1)), student members are elected for one year and all staff members are elected for two years. In order to promote continuity on Academic Board, elected staff member terms are staggered.

Current membership of Academic Board

EX OFFICIO MEMBERS (Rule G3-1(2))
The ex officio members of the Academic Board are to be the person or persons holding the following positions
Position Member Current term
Vice-Chancellor Professor Attila Brungs Ex officio
Provost Professor Andrew Parfitt Ex officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education and Students) Professor Shirley Alexander Ex officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Advancement) Professor William Purcell Ex officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Glenn Wightwick Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Professor Mary Spongberg Ex officio
Dean, UTS Business School Professor Roy Green Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building Professor Elizabeth Mossop Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Professor Ian Burnett Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Health Professor John Daly Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Law Professor Lesley Hitchens Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Science Professor Judith Smith Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation Professor Louise McWhinnie Ex officio
Head, Graduate School of Health Professor Charlie Benrimoj Ex officio
Dean, Graduate Research School Professor Lori Lockyer Ex officio
Director, Institute for Sustainable Futures Professor Stuart White Ex officio
Director, Connected Intelligence Centre Professor Simon Buckingham Shum Ex officio
University Librarian Mal Booth Ex officio
President, UTS Students' Association Beatrice Tan 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Indigenous Representative (nominated by the Chair) Professor Michael McDaniel Ex officio
ASSOCIATE DEANS (Rule G3-1(2)(j))
Associate Dean of faculty (two per faculty nominated by the respective Deans)
Faculty Member Current term
Arts and Social Sciences Professor Maryanne Dever (Teaching and Learning) Standing nomination
Arts and Social Sciences Professor Alan McKee (Research) Standing nomination
Business Associate Professor Christine Burton (Education) Standing nomination
Business Professor Tracy Taylor (Deputy Dean) Standing nomination
Design, Architecture and Building Professor Charles Rice (Research) Standing nomination
Design, Architecture and Building Associate Professor Kate Sweetapple (Teaching and Learning) Standing nomination
Engineering and Information Technology Associate Professor Rob Jarman (Teaching and Learning) Standing nomination
Engineering and Information Technology Professor Jie Lu (Research) Standing nomination
Health Professor Fiona Brooks (Research) Standing nomination
Health Associate Professor Joanne Gray (Teaching and Learning) Standing nomination
Law Maxine Evers (Education) Standing nomination
Law Professor Brian Opeskin (Research) Standing nomination
Science Associate Professor Mike Ford (Research and Development) Standing nomination
Science Associate Professor Peter Meier (Teaching and Learning) Standing nomination
Transdisciplinary Innovation Associate Professor Alison Beavis (Deputy Dean) Standing nomination
ELECTED ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBERS (Rule G3-1(3)(a))
Members elected by and from the academic staff of each faculty
One member for every 30 EFT academic staff (continuing and fixed term) (rounded to the nearest whole number), with a minimum representation of two members per faculty
Faculty Member Current term
Arts and Social Sciences Professor Mark Evans 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Arts and Social Sciences Dr Rick Flowers 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Arts and Social Sciences Dr Jingqing Yang (replacing Associate Professor Andrew Hurley, on PEP) 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Arts and Social Sciences Dr Susan Oguro 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Business Professor Thomas Clarke 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Business Dr Deborah Cotton 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Business Professor Simon Darcy 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Business Associate Professor Sarah Kaine 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Business Associate Professor Yaowen Shan 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Business Professor Peter Wells 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Design, Architecture and Building William Feuerman 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Design, Architecture and Building Professor Heather MacDonald 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Design, Architecture and Building Professor Lawrence Wallen 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Engineering and Information Technology Associate Professor David Eager 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Engineering and Information Technology Dr Behzad Fatahi 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Engineering and Information Technology Dr Andrew Johnston 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Engineering and Information Technology Dr Peter McLean 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Engineering and Information Technology Associate Professor Yusuf Pisan 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Engineering and Information Technology Chris Wong 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Engineering and Information Technology Professor Didar Zowghi 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Health Dr Jen Bichel-Findlay 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Health Vacant 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Law Professor Katherine Biber 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Law Dr Honni van Rijswijk 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Science Dr Scott Chadwick 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Science Dr Tapan Rai 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Science Associate Professor Ken Rodgers 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Science Dr Bernadette Saunders 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
Science Dr Rachel Shepherd 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Science Professor Bradley Williams 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
Science Professor Anthony Dooley 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018
ELECTED STUDENT MEMBERS (Rule G3-1(3)(b))
One student elected from each faculty, and an alternate from each faculty appointed as per Rule G3-1(4)
(Note: The provision for alternates would be exercised as required after the elections, and does not affect the total number of seven in the category)
Faculty Member Current term
Arts and Social Sciences Beatrice Tan 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Business Norma Cooper 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Design, Architecture and Building Shruti Gurung 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Engineering and Information Technology Robert Stephenson 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Health Keahly Abbott 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Law Nicholas Ruff 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Science Anna Wensley 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
ELECTED POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENT MEMBER (Rule G3-1(3)(c))
One postgraduate research student elected by and from the postgraduate research students of the University, and an alternate appointed as per Rule G3-1(4)
(Note: The provision for alternate would be exercised as required after the elections, and does not affect the total number in the category)
Position Member Current term
One postgraduate research student Zozan Balci 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017