Secretary to Senate
In general, the role of Secretary to Senate has historically been part of the position of Registrar of the University of Sydney. However, since 2008 a separate position of Secretary to Senate was created.
The Secretary to Senate:
- acts as a secretary at all meetings of the Senate.
- is responsible for issuing notices for all meetings of the Senate and keeping minutes of the proceedings of Senate.
- provides support to the University Secretariat in the provision of material to the Senate.
- acts as Returning Officer for Senate elections.
- is responsible for the conduct of elections for: (a) the Chancellor, the Deputy Chancellor and the Chair of the Finance Committee; (b) any of the standing or ad hoc committees of the Senate; and (c) the Fellow appointed by the Senate.
- or nominee, acts as secretary to the Academic Board.
- or nominee, acts as Returning Officer for all other elections.
- is Secretary to the Chair Appointments Committee.
- is Secretary to the Nominations and Appointments Committee.