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Academic Senate Elections

Outcome of Call for Nominations

Nominations for ten elected Academic Staff members on Academic Senate closed on 13 March 2018. At the close of nominations fifteen (15) nominations were received.

Elected Unopposed

  • Dr Andrea Adam - elected unopposed as the member of academic staff from central organisational units not aligned to a College, elected by the academic staff of the University
  • Associate Professor Trevor Wilmshurst - elected unopposed as the 1 male academic staff member elected by and from the College of Business and Economics 
  • Dr Rachel Grieve - elected unopposed as the female academic staff member elected by and from the College of Health and Medicine

Election of Five (5) Academic Staff Members to the Academic Senate

The electronic ballots to elect five (5) Academic Staff members to Academic Senate closed on 16 April 2018. The ballots have been counted and as a result, the following Academic Staff members have been elected to Academic Senate for two-year terms (to 31 December 2019):

  • College of Arts, Law and Education
    • Dr Greg Oates
  • College of Business and Economics
    • Dr Anne Hardy
  • College of Sciences and Engineering
    • Dr James Montgomery
    • Assoc Prof Irene Penesis
  • University College
    • Dr Clayton Hawkins

Outcome of Further Call for Nominations

Nominations for the remaining vacancies for elected Academic Staff members on Academic Senate closed on 11 May 2018. At the close of nominations nine (9) nominations were received.

Election of Two (2) Academic Staff Members to the Academic Senate

Elections are being held to elect two members of Academic Staff.  The polls opened on Wednesday 23 May 2018 at 9.00am and will close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 6 June 2018. The electorate for each College is the full time and fractional time members of academic staff of the relevant College.  The polls may be accessed from the following link: https://www.bigpulse.com/144517/signin

  • College of Arts, Law and Education
    • 1 female academic staff member elected by and from the College  - two (2) nominations received
  • College of Health and Medicine
    • 1 male academic staff member elected by and from the College  - seven (7) nominations received

Outcomes of Calls for Expressions of Interest

Vacancy on University Course and Unit Proposals Committee to be filled by an expressions of interest process

A vacancy exists on the University Course and Unit Proposals Committee for one member nominated by Academic Senate (from the Academic Staff membership of Academic Senate) for a term of office expiring on 31 December 2019.

Expressions of interest for the position closed on 9 March 2018. The outcome of the call for expressions of interest will be advised in due course.

Casual vacancy on University Research Committee to be filled by an expressions of interest process

A casual vacancy exists on the University Research Committee for one member nominated by Academic Senate (from the Academic Staff membership of Academic Senate).

The position will be for the remainder of the previous member’s term of office - expiring on 31 December 2018.

Expressions of interest for the position closed on 9 March 2018. The outcome of the call for expressions of interest will be advised in due course.