Divisional Boards 2010-2015

Underpinning SEG’s decision making during critical planning stages for the 2016-20 Strategic Plan were divisional boards that undertook detailed analysis and planning.

The divisional boards were charged with detailed strategic planning, portfolio analysis, and educational and research reform for groups of cognate faculties. Their focus was not on University-wide strategies, but on the particularities of diverse educational and research communities.

Information about the work undertaken by each divisional board during the planning period is available through the left-hand menu.

The following principles applied to divisional board operations:

  • All divisional boards were accountable to SEG, and thus to Senate.
  • In their work, all boards were expected to give consideration to matters relating to Indigenous and international strategy, staff and students regardless of whether they are specifically addressed in their terms of reference.
  • Each committee took care to ensure that, when an area of their deliberation touches on the remit of another committee, that the responsible committee was consulted.
  • Board members consulted widely in preparation for meetings, and committees and boards gave consideration to the communication of the outcomes of their deliberations to stakeholders.
  • Committees could revisit and refine their terms of reference, subject to SEG approval.
  • If a divisional board was unable to reach an agreement regarding an issue, it could be referred to SEG for a binding decision.