Decisions of Senate, and decisions by Committee under delegated authority
4 November 2013
Set out below are non-confidential decisions made by Senate on 4 November 2013.
- Board of Interdisciplinary Studies
Senate approved the establishment of the Board of Interdisciplinary Studies and the introduction of the Resolutions of Senate related to the Constitution of and the Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in the Board, with effect from 1 January 2014.
- Budget 2014
Senate approved the 2014 University of Sydney Budget.
Senate endorsed the Academic Board’s approval of a range of minor amendments to existing courses, with effect from 1 January 2014.
- Delegations of Authority
Senate approved the amended University of Sydney (Delegations of Authority – Administrative Functions) Rule 2010 (as amended), to commence on 8 November 2013.
- Education Portfolio
Senate approved the selection committees for the positions of DVC (Education) and DVC (Registrar).
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Senate endorsed the Academic Board’s approval of the proposal from the Faculty to introduce the Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences 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.
- Fellow of Senate
Senate recorded its appreciation for the significant contribution made by retiring Fellow Dr Michael Copeman.
- Investment and Commercialisation Committee
Senate approved an amendment of the Terms of Reference of the Committee.