Sub-committees for 2009
Alumni Awards selection committee
Dr Jennifer Alison (Alumni Council), Ms Tracey Beck (Director, Alumni Relations), Dr Robin Fitzsimons (Senate Fellow- Alumni Council), Mr John McLenaghan (Deputy President, Alumni Council), Mr Frank Perry (Alumni Council), Mr Adam Spencer (Senate Fellow- Alumni Council), Mr David Turner (President, Alumni Council), and Mr George Varughese (Alumni Council).
The Awards program was broadened in 2008 to include a number of new categories: Community Achievement (existing), International Alumni Achievement, Professional Achievement, and Young Alumni Achievement. Selection criteria have been established to recognise the attributes for each category.
- Alumni Award for Community Achievement
Recognises the personal contributions that alumni have made to the enrichment of Australian society through their community service.
- Alumni Award for International Achievement
Recognises the personal contributions that alumni who reside overseas have made to the enrichment of international society through their community or professional service.
- Alumni Award for Professional Achievement
Recognises outstanding achievements of alumni in their professional field.
- Young Alumni Award for Achievement
Recognises outstanding achievements made by alumni aged 30 and younger to the University, local, Australian or international communities.
Convocation Medal selection committee
Mr John McLenaghan [Chair] (Deputy President, Alumni Council), Dr Susan Coulson (Alumni Council), Registrar's representative- tbc, Ms Tracey Beck (Director, Alumni Relations), Professor Robyn Overall (Academic Board representative), Ms Prue Castleden (Dean's representative, Faculty of Economics & Business), Dean's representative, Faculty of Health Sciences- tbc.
Key Priorities 2009
The Key Priorities developed by working groups at the 2009 Strategic Planning Workshop were:
- Alumni Centre
- fit out
- Alumni/Student Engagement
- University of Sydney Union links
- international student experience
- Building links with other university alumni presidents
- Student Clubs and Societies links
- Nexis between friend-raising and fund-raising
- Online Web Community - Encompass
- Alumni representation
- Liaison with Associations/Chapters
- Alumni Volunteer and Recognition Program