Senate meetings

Decisions of Senate, and decisions by Committee under delegated authority

3 February 2014

Set out below are non-confidential decisions made by Senate on 3 February 2014.


B

  • Buildings and Estates Committee
    – Senate appointed Ms Jordi Austin and Mr James Flynn to membership of the Committee to the Senate meeting in May 2016, or for as long as in office if shorter.

C

  • Chair Appointments Committee
    – Senate elected Mr Peter Fitzsimons to membership of the Committee to the Senate meeting in May 2016.

D

  • Deputy Chancellor
    – Senate congratulated Mr Alan Cameron AO on his re-election as Deputy Chancellor to 31 December 2014.

F

  • 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 2014.
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
    – Senate endorsed the Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty to amend the Master of Economics, Graduate Diploma in Economics and Graduate Certificate in Economics; and approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty, with effect from 1 January 2015.
  • Faculty of Education and Social Work
    – Senate appointed the selection committee for the Deanship of the Faculty.
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
    – Senate endorsed the Board’s approval of the proposals from the Faculty: to amend the Master of Information Technology Management, Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management and Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management and to amend the Master of Project Management, Graduate Diploma in Project Management and Graduate Certificate in Project Management; and approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty, with effect from 1 January 2015.
  • Faculty of Science
    – Senate endorsed the Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty to replace the existing Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Clinical Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy combined degree with the Master of Clinical Psychology and Master of Clinical Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy combined degree; and approved the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty, with effect from 1 January 2015.
  • Fellows of Senate
    – Senate welcomed new Fellow Ms Leah Armstrong to the meeting.

G

  • Governance of Faculties, Colleges, College Boards, Boards of Studies, Departments, Schools and Committees
    – Senate approve the amendment of the Senate Resolutions with effect from 1 January 2014.

H

  • Human Resources Committee
    – Senate extended the appointment of Mrs Dorothy Hoddinott on the Committee to the Senate meeting in May 2016.

N

  • Nominations and Appointments Committee
    – Senate appointed The Hon Verity Firth and Ms Kate McClymont to membership of the Committee to the Senate meeting in May 2016.

S

  • Safety and Risk Management Committee
    – Senate elected Mr Kevin McCann as Chair of the Safety and Risk Management Committee to the Senate meeting in March 2016.

V

  • Vice-Principal (Operations)
    – Senate approved the use of the title Vice-Principal (Operations) for the new position.
  • Vice-Principal (Advancement)
    – Senate approved the use of the title Vice-Principal (Advancement) for the new position leading the combined offices of Alumni and Development.