Senate meetings

Decisions of Senate

20 September 2010

Senate made the following decisions at its meeting held in open session on 20 September 2010:


A

Archives and Records Management:
Senate approved the transfer of Archives and Records Management from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) to the General Counsel as set out in the report presented.

B

Board of Studies in Indigenous Studies:
Senate resolved to:
(1) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Board of Studies in Indigenous Studies and related to the Diploma in Education (Aboriginal), Master of Indigenous Languages Education, Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Languages Education and Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Languages Education; and
(2) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Board of Studies in Indigenous Studies;
with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

D

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Management): Selection Committee:
Senate approved the membership of the Selection Committee for the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Management) as follows:
- Ex Officio: Chancellor / Deputy Chancellor / Chair of the Academic Board / Vice-Chancellor
- Two nominees of Senate: Professor Margaret Harris / Ms Kim Anderson
- One Member of the Academic Board nominated by the Chair of the Academic Board: Professor Merrilyn Walton / Professor Peter Goodyear (Reserve)

F

Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning:
Senate resolved to:
(1) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning and related to the Bachelor of Design in Architecture, Bachelor of Design Computing, Master of Architecture, Master of Design Science, Master of Facilities Management, Master of Heritage Conservation, Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts, Master of Urban Design, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate Diploma in Design Science, Graduate Diploma in Facilities Management, Graduate Diploma in Heritage Conservation, Graduate Diploma in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts, Graduate Diploma in Urban Design, Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning, Graduate Certificate in Design Science, Graduate Certificate in Facilities Management, Graduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation, Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts, Graduate Certificate in Urban Design and Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning; and
(2) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning;
with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

Faculty of Arts:
Senate resolved to:
(1) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Arts and related to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) (Honours), Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies), Bachelor of Arts (Languages), Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications), Bachelor of International and Global Studies, Bachelor of Political, Economic and Social Sciences, Bachelor of Socio-Legal Studies, Bachelor of International and Global Studies/Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Political, Economic and Social Sciences/Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) (Honours)/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Diploma of Arts, Diploma of Language Studies, Diploma of Social Sciences, Master of Applied Linguistics, Master of Art Curatorship, Master of Arts, Master of Asian Studies, Master of Buddhist Studies, Master of Creative Writing, Master of Crosscultural Communication, Master of Cultural Studies, Master of Development Studies, Master of Digital Communications and Culture, Master of European Studies, Master of Film Studies, Master of Health Communication, Master of Human Rights, Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific Regional Program), Master of International Studies, Master of Letters, Master of Letters in US Studies, Master of Media Practice, Master of Museum Studies, Master of Peace and Conflict Studies, Master of Political Economy, Master of Professional Communication, Master of Public Policy, Master of Publishing, Master of Strategic Public Relations, Master of Translation Studies, Master of US Studies, Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics, Graduate Diploma in Art Curatorship, Graduate Diploma in Arts, Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies, Graduate Diploma in Buddhist Studies, Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing, Graduate Diploma in Cultural Studies, Graduate Diploma in Development Studies, Graduate Diploma in Digital Communication and Culture, Graduate Diploma in European Studies, Graduate Diploma in Film Studies, Graduate Diploma in Health Communications, Graduate Diploma in Human Rights, Graduate Diploma in International Studies, Graduate Diploma in Media Practice, Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies, Graduate Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies, Graduate Diploma in Political Economy, Graduate Diploma in Professional Communication, Graduate Diploma in Public Policy, Graduate Diploma in Publishing, Graduate Diploma in Strategic Public Relations, Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies, Graduate Diploma in US Studies, Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics, Graduate Certificate in Art Curatorship, Graduate Certificate in Arts, Graduate Certificate in Asian Studies, Graduate Certificate in Buddhist Studies, Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing, Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies, Graduate Certificate in Development Studies, Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication and Culture, Graduate Certificate in European Studies, Graduate Certificate in Film Studies, Graduate Certificate in Health Communications, Graduate Certificate in Human Rights, Graduate Certificate in International Studies, Graduate Certificate in Media Practice, Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies, Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies, Graduate Certificate in Political Economy, Graduate Certificate in Professional Communication, Graduate Certificate in Public Policy, Graduate Certificate in Publishing, Graduate Certificate in Strategic Public Relations and Graduate Certificate in US Studies; and
(2) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Arts;
with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

Faculty of Dentistry:
Senate resolved to:
(1) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Dentistry and related to the Bachelor of Dentistry, Bachelor of Oral Health, Doctor of Clinical Dentistry, Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry; and
(2) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Dentistry;
with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

Faculty of Economics and Business:
Senate resolved, with effect from 1 January 2011 and as set out in the report presented, to:
(1) endorse the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Economics and Business to delete the Master of Commerce/Master of Facilities Management, Master of Transport Management/Master of Commerce, Master of International Business/Master of Transport Management and Master of Transport Management/Master of Urban and Regional Planning;
(2) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Economics and Business; and
(3) approve the rescission of the Resolutions of Senate related to the courses;
(4) endorse the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Economics and Business to delete the Master of Commerce/Master of Professional Accounting;
(5) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Economics and Business; and
(6) approve the rescission of the Resolutions of Senate related to the course;
(7) endorse the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Economics and Business to amend the Master of Marketing, Graduate Diploma in Marketing and Graduate Certificate in Marketing; and
(8) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the courses;
(9) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Economics and Business and related to the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies), Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Commerce, Master of Economics, Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Master of International Business, Master of International Business and Law, Master of International Security, Master of Logistics Management, Master of Management, Master of Management (CEMS), Master of Marketing, Master of Organisational Coaching, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Public Administration, Master of Transport Management, Master of Commerce/Master of Logistics Management, Master of International Business/Master of Commerce, Master of International Business/ Master of Logistics Management, Master of Logistics Management/ Master of Transport Management, Graduate Diploma in Commerce, Graduate Diploma in Economics, Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Graduate Diploma in International Business, Graduate Diploma in International Security, Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management, Graduate Diploma in Marketing, Graduate Diploma in Organisational Coaching, Graduate Diploma in Public Administration, Graduate Diploma in Transport Management, Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, Graduate Certificate in Commerce, Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Enterprise, Graduate Certificate in International Business, Graduate Certificate in International Security, Graduate Certificate in Logistics Management, Graduate Certificate in Management, Graduate Certificate in Marketing, Graduate Certificate in Public Administration and Graduate Certificate in Transport Management; and
(10) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Economics and Business.

Faculty of Education and Social Work:
Senate resolved, with effect from 1 January 2011 and as set out in the report presented, to:
(1) endorse the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Education and Social Work to introduce the Master of Education (Health Professional Education) and amend the Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies and Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies;
(2) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Education and Social Work; and
(3) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the courses;
(4) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Education and Social Work and related to the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Human Movement and Health Education), Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Aboriginal Studies), Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Humanities and Social Sciences)/Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Mathematics)/Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Science)/Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching, Master of Education, Master of Learning Science and Technology, Master of Policy Studies, Master of Social Work, Master of Social Work (International), Master of Social Work (Qualifying), Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies, Graduate Diploma in Learning Sciences and Technology, Graduate Diploma in Policy Studies, Graduate Diploma in Social Work, Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies, Graduate Certificate in Human and Community Services, Graduate Certificate in Learning Sciences and Technology, Graduate Certificate in Policy Studies and Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language; and
(5) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies:
Senate resolved, with effect from 1 January 2011 and as set out in the report presented, to:
(1) endorse the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies to delete the Master of Engineering (Automation and Manufacturing Systems); and
(2) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Master of Engineering;
(3) endorse the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies to amend the Master of Information Technology;
(4) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the course;
(5) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Design in Architecture, Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Commerce in the Faculty of Engineering.

Faculty of Health Sciences:
Senate resolved to:
(1) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Health Sciences and related to the Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)/Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, Master of Diagnostic Radiography, Master of Exercise and Sport Science, Master of Exercise Physiology, Master of Health Informatics, Master of Health Science, Master of Health Sciences, Master of Nuclear Medicine, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Orthoptics, Master of Physiotherapy, Master of Radiation Therapy, Master of Rehabilitation Counselling, Master of Speech Language Pathology, Graduate Diploma of Health Science, Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling, Graduate Certificate of Health Science and Graduate Certificate in Health Sciences; and
(2) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Health Sciences;
with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

Faculty of Medicine:
Senate resolved to approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) (Honours)/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Medical Science/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Musical Studies/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Science (Advanced)/Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery:
Senate resolved to:
(1) endorse the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery to introduce the Master of Clinical Trials Research, Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Research and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Research and amend the Master of Clinical Trials Practice, Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Practice and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Practice; and
(2) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Medicine;
with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery:
Senate resolved to:
(1) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery and related to the Bachelor of Nursing (Post-Registration), Bachelor of Nursing (Honours), Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Nursing, Bachelor of Science/Master of Nursing, Bachelor of Arts/Master of Nursing, Master of Cancer and Haematology Nursing, Master of Clinical Nursing, Master of Clinical Trials Practice, Master of Emergency Nursing, Master of Intensive Care Nursing, Master of Mental Health Nursing, Master of Nursing, Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner), Graduate Diploma in Cancer and Haematology Nursing, Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing, Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials Practice, Graduate Diploma in Emergency Nursing, Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing, Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Cancer and Haematology Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Practice, Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing and Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing; and
(2) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery;
with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

Faculty of Pharmacy:
Senate resolved to:
(1) endorse the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty of Pharmacy to introduce the Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice; and
(2) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Pharmacy;
with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

Faculty of Science:
Senate resolved to:
(1) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Science and related to the Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science, Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology and Genetics), Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Master of Applied Nuclear Science, Master of Applied Science, Master of Bioethics, Master of Environmental Science and Law, Master of Medical Physics, Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, Master of Photonics and Optical Science, Master of Sustainability, Graduate Diploma in Science, Graduate Diploma in Applied Nuclear Science, Graduate Diploma in Applied Science, Graduate Diploma in Bioethics, Graduate Diploma in Medical Physics, Graduate Diploma in Photonics and Optical Science, Graduate Diploma in Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Sustainability, Graduate Certificate in Science (History and Philosophy of Science), Graduate Certificate in Applied Science, Graduate Certificate in Bioethics and Graduate Certificate in Sustainability; and
(2) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Science;
with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

Faculty of Veterinary Science:
Senate resolved to:
(1) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Veterinary Science and related to the Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience, Bachelor of Science (Veterinary), Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Master of Veterinary Studies, Master of Veterinary Public Health Management, Master of Animal Science, Master of Veterinary Public Health, Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Public Health Management, Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Public Health, Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Studies, Graduate Diploma in Animal Science, Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Public Health Management, Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Public Health, Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Studies and Graduate Certificate in Animal Science; and
(2) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Faculty of Veterinary Science;
with effect from 1 January 2011, as set out in the report presented.

I

International House Council Membership:
Senate resolved
(1) to appoint Mr Ruchir Punjabi to membership of International House Council in the category of “Up to nine other persons each appointed for three years of whom three shall retire each year” for a term commencing on 20 September 2010, subject to the circulation of a curriculum vitae; and
(2) to request that future recommendations be accompanied by cvs.

S

SUPRA Constitutional changes:
Senate approved the revised Constitution of the Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association.

Sydney Conservatorium of Music:
Senate resolved, with effect from 1 January 2011 and as set out in the report, to:
(1) endorse the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music to delete the Graduate Diploma in Music (Accompaniment);
(2) approve the amendment of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music; and
(3) approve the rescission of the Resolutions of Senate related to the course;
(4) approve the rescission of the existing Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and related to the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Studies, Bachelor of Music Studies/Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music Studies/ Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Advanced Diploma of Opera, Diploma of Music, Master of Music Studies (Performance), Master of Music Studies (Pedagogy), Master of Music Studies (Opera), Master of Music Studies (Creative Sound Production), Master of Music Studies (Conducting), Graduate Diploma in Music (Opera), Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance), Graduate Diploma in Music (Pedagogy), Graduate Diploma in Music (Creative Sound Production), Graduate Certificate in Music (Pedagogy) and Graduate Certificate in Music (Creative Sound Production); and
(5) approve the new Resolutions of Senate related to the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.