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Social Justice Committee

The Social Justice Committee reviews UTS social justice performance against current objectives in the light of the data reported in the relevant University and statutory reporting requirements.

Meeting dates 2017

Monday 22 May
Monday 16 October

Meetings of the Social Justice Committee commence at 10.30am.

Membership

Position Member Current term
Chair Russell Taylor, AM 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Member (Council) Dr John Laker, AO 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Member Lachlan Ball 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Member Dr Simon Longstaff, AO 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Member Kylie Nomchong, SC 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2018
Vice-Chancellor or nominee Professor Andrew Parfitt ex-officio

Positions on the Committee are in accord with its composition.

Committee contact

Lucille Paterson
Senior Governance Support Officer
Tel: 02 9514 1226
Email: Lucille.Paterson@uts.edu.au

Terms of reference

The Social Justice Committee shall:

  • review UTS social justice performance against current objectives in the light of the data reported in the relevant statutory reporting requirements
  • monitor the University's progress against the objectives of the UTS social justice initiatives contained within the relevant UTS policies and plans
  • advise the Council on the performance of the University on social justice matters that may assist the University in achieving its objective in this area
  • work in partnership with the University, to promote UTS as a university that values social justice, within their respective communities and networks, and with government.

Number of meetings

The Social Justice Committee meets a minimum of twice per annum.

Composition

The Social Justice Committee consists of the following positions:

  • Chair: an external member of Council
  • four other members, including up to two who may also be members of Council, with qualifications or experience related to social justice
  • Vice-Chancellor or nominee.