Academic Governance

Academic Senate Elections

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 14 December 2015. 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 2017):

  • Dr Andrea Carr
  • Assoc Prof Lisa Foa
  • Assoc Prof Elaine Stratford

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 14 December 2015. 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 2017):

  • Dr Jamie Chapman
  • Dr Ashley Townsend
  • Dr Stewart Williams

Election of Standing Academic Committee

The terms of office for the five elected positions on the Standing Academic Committee expire on 31 December 2015. Nominations for the positions closed on 27 November 2015.

  • One elected Dean - no nominations received
  • One elected member from the Chairs of Faculty Boards - no nominations received
  • One elected Head of School or Director of National Centre - no nominations received
  • One elected Staff member from the elected Academic Staff members - Dr Ashley Townsend elected unopposed
  • One elected Student President - no nominations received

Outcome of Call for Nominations

Election of an Externally Funded Research Fellow to the Academic Senate

The term of office for the current externally funded Research Fellow of Academic Senate, Associate Professor Erik Wapstra, expires on 31 December 2015.

Nominations for the position closed 27 November 2015. The outcome of the call for nominations will be advised in due course.

Outcomes of Calls for Expressions of Interest

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 2017.

Expressions of Interest for the positions closed on 27 November 2015. 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 2017.

Expressions of Interest for the positions closed on 27 November 2015. The outcome of the call for expressions of interest will be advised in due course.