Decisions of Senate
4 February 2013
Senate made the following non-confidential decisions at its meeting held on 4 February 2013.
The Nominations and Appointments Committee made the following non-confidential decisions on 25 January 2013 under delegated authority from Senate.
Senate elected Ms Belinda Hutchinson AM as Chancellor, for a four year term of office from 4 February 2013 ... more.
- Delegations of Authority:
Senate approved amendments relating to Honorary Title Procedures to the University of Sydney (Delegations of Authority – Administrative Functions) Rule 2010 (as amended), with effect from 8 February 2013.
- Faculty of of Arts and Social Sciences:
Senate endorsed the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to make major amendments to the Master of Media Practice, Graduate Diploma in Media Practice and Graduate Certificate in Media Practice; and approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, with effect from 1 January 2015.
- Faculties: Minor Course Amendments:
Senate endorsed the Academic Board’s approval of a range of minor amendments to existing courses, with effect from 1 January 2013.
- Mr John Mackinolty:
Senate noted with sorrow the death of former Fellow of Senate Mr John Mackinolty and resolved to extend its condolences to Mr Mackinolty’s family.
- Dr Michael Spence:
Senate noted with sorrow the death of the Reverend Beth Spence on 22 December 2012 and extended its condolences to Dr Michael Spence and his family.
- Sydney University Sport General and Management Committees:
Under delegated authority from Senate, the Nominations and Appointments Committee approved the re-appointment of the following four Senate appointees to membership of the Sydney University Sport General Committee and Management Committee for a term of office to conclude on 31 December 2013:
Two female: Ms Yasmin L’Estrange and Ms Anne Titterton
Two male: Mr Paul Slater and Mr Alan Williamson
- University of Sydney Union Board of Directors:
Under delegated authority from Senate, the Nominations and Appointments Committee approved the re-appointment of Senate appointee Ms Emma McDonald as a Director of the University of Sydney Union Board for a term of office to conclude on 31 December 2013.