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Indigenous Recruitment and Outreach Committee

About the Committee

The Indigenous Recruitment and Outreach Committee is a specialist forum and working group for the development and advancement of Indigenous recruitment and outreach activities across UTS, with a view to encouraging Indigenous aspiration and improving Indigenous enrolment/commencement rates. The Indigenous Recruitment and Outreach Committee reports to the Vice-Chancellor’s Indigenous Strategies Committee.

Meeting dates 2017

Thursday 20 April
Thursday 28 September

Time: 10am to 12pm
Location: Chancellery Boardroom, level 4, Building 1, City campus, Broadway (CCB01.04B.26)

Committee contact

Catherine Chalk
Senior Governance Support Officer
Tel: 02 9514 1235
Fax: 02 9514 1232
Email: indigenous.governance@uts.edu.au

Composition and membership

Composition Membership
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Leadership and Engagement) (Chair)* Professor Michael McDaniel
Manager, Indigenous Student Services, Jumbunna or named nominee* Maree Graham (nominee)
Coordinator, Indigenous Outreach, Jumbunna or named nominee* Maree Graham
Director, Marketing and Communications Unit or named nominee John Chalmers
Director, Equity and Diversity Unit or named nominee* Andrew Connolly (nominee)
Co-opted faculty and unit membership as and if appropriate, as determined by the Chair in consultation with the Deans and Directors Vacant

* See note on quorum.

Terms of reference

The Indigenous Recruitment and Outreach Committee will:

  • Consider, develop and progress Indigenous recruitment and outreach activities at UTS.
  • Recommend practical initiatives for inclusion into relevant sections of the Indigenous Education Strategy.
  • Coordinate the delivery of Indigenous recruitment and outreach across UTS, and implement initiatives aimed at improving Indigenous aspiration and participation.
  • Provide advice or action as appropriate any relevant matters referred to it by the Vice-Chancellor’s Indigenous Strategies Committee.

Procedural matters

Term of office

The term of office for a member of the Indigenous Recruitment and Outreach Committee, other than a member required for quorum (as indicated by an asterisk next to their position), will be two years.

Review of membership

The composition and membership of the Indigenous Recruitment and Outreach Committee will be reviewed periodically by the Chair in accordance with the procedures approved by the Vice-Chancellor’s Indigenous Strategies Committee and amended from time to time.

Quorum

To be quorate, the four members with an asterisk next to their position or their named nominees (where applicable) must be present.

Frequency of meetings

The Indigenous Recruitment and Outreach Committee meets at least twice per year.