Academic Governance

Academic Senate Elections

Outcomes of Calls for Expressions of Interest

Vacancies on Student Experience Committee to be filled by an expressions of interest process

Vacancies exist on the Student Experience Committee for two members nominated by Academic Senate:

  • 1 member from the Academic Staff membership of Academic Senate
  • 1 member of Academic Staff

Each position will be for a term of office expiring on 31 December 2018.

Expressions of Interest for the positions closed on 23 November 2016. The outcome of the call for expressions of interest will be advised in due course.

Vacancies on University Learning and Teaching Committee to be filled by an expressions of interest process

Vacancies exist on the University Learning and Teaching Committee for two members of Academic Staff nominated by Academic Senate for two year terms of office expiring on 31 December 2018.

Expressions of Interest for the positions closed on 23 November 2016. The outcome of the call for expressions of interest will be advised in due course.

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

Vacancies exist on the University Research Committee for two members nominated by Academic Senate:

  • 1 member from the Academic Staff membership of Academic Senate
  • 1 member of Academic Staff

Each position will be for a term of office expiring on 31 December 2018.

Expressions of Interest for the positions closed on 23 November 2016. The outcome of the call for expressions of interest will be advised in due course.

Outcome of Further Call for Nominations

Election of Standing Academic Committee

At the close of nominations, on Friday 30 September 2016, for positions on the Standing Academic Committee no nominations were received for the positions of

  • One elected Dean
  • One elected member from the Chairs of Faculty Boards
  • One elected Staff member from the elected Academic Staff members
  • One elected Student President

The outcome of the further call for nominations will be advised in due course.

Outcomes of Elections

Election of Three (3) Female Academic Staff Members to the Academic Senate

The electronic ballot to elect three (3) female Academic Staff members to Academic Senate closed on 1 November 2016. The ballot has been counted and as a result, the following Academic Staff members have been elected to Academic Senate for two-year terms (to 31 December 2018):

  • Dr Debra Carnes
  • Dr Peta Cook
  • Dr Renee Dwyer

Election of Three (3) Male Academic Staff Members to the Academic Senate

The electronic ballot to elect three (3) male Academic Staff members to Academic Senate closed on 1 November 2016. The ballot has been counted and as a result, the following Academic Staff members have been elected to Academic Senate for two-year terms (to 31 December 2018):

  • Dr John Kenny
  • Dr Trevor Lewis
  • Prof Greg Rickard

Election of Deputy Chair of Academic Senate

The electronic ballot to fill the position of Deputy Chair of Academic Senate closed on 1 November 2016. The ballot has been counted and as a result, Professor Dominic Geraghty has been elected to the position of Deputy Chair of Academic Senate for a three-year term until 31 December 2019.

Election of Standing Academic Committee

The electronic ballot to fill the position of one (1) Head of School or Director of National Centre to the Standing Academic Committee closed on 1 November 2016. The ballot has been counted and as a result, Professor Ben Canny has been elected to the Standing Academic Committee for a one-year term until 31 December 2017.