Senate meetings

Decisions of Senate

1 August 2011

Senate made the following decisions at its meeting held in open session on 1 August 2011:


B

  • resolved to terminate the Brain and Mind Research Foundation.

C

  • noted that Professor Chris Murphy and Associate Professor Ariadne Vromen had been declared elected to fill two of the three casual vacancies on the Chair Appointments Committee.

F

  • approved amendments to the Resolutions of the Senate for Faculties, Colleges, College Boards, Departments, Schools and Committees.
  • resolved, with effect from 1 January 2012, to: (1) endorse the Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Dentistry to introduce the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Dental Public Health), Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Dental Public Health) and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Dental Public Health); (2) endorse the Board’s approval of the proposal to introduce the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery), Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Surgical Dentistry) and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Surgical Dentistry); and (3) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty.
  • resolved, with effect from 1 January 2012, to: (1) endorse the Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies to introduce the Master of Project Leadership, Graduate Diploma in Project Leadership and Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership; and (2) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty.
  • resolved, with effect from 1 January 2012, to: (1) endorse the Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Medicine to introduce the Master of HIV/STIs & Sexual Health/Master of Philosophy, Master of HIV/STIs & Sexual Health and Graduate Diploma in HIV/STIs & Sexual Health; and (2) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty.
  • resolved, with effect from 1 January 2012, to: (1) endorse the Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Science to delete the Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology and Genetics); (2) endorse the Board’s approval of the proposal to introduce the Master of Marine Science and Management, Graduate Diploma in Marine Science and Management and Graduate Certificate in Marine Science and Management; (3) endorse the Board’s approval of the proposal to delete the Master of Science (Environmental Science); and (4) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty.
  • adopted the revised Foundation Policy 2011.

I

  • appointed Professor Richard Bryan to fill the casual vacancy on the Investment and Commercialisation Committee.

N

  • noted that Mr Kevin McCann had been declared elected to fill one of the two casual vacancies on the Nominations and Appointments Committee.

S

  • appointed Mr Ben Veness to fill the casual vacancy on the Safety and Risk Management Committee.
  • appointed Ms Vanessa Lee as a member of the Student Appeals Panel.
  • appointed Associate Professor Ariadne Vromen to fill the casual vacancy on the Student Disciplinary Appeals Committee.
  • approved the revised SUPRA Constitution as amended.

U

  • resolved, with effect from 1 January 2012, to: (1) endorse the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the University of Sydney Business School to delete the Master of Organisational Coaching and Graduate Diploma in Organisational Coaching; and (2) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Business School.