Academic Governance

Academic Senate Elections

Call for Nominations 

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

At its 21 February 2014 meeting Academic Senate endorsed proposed changes to Ordinance 13 – Academic Senate to amend its elected Academic Staff membership to twelve elected Academic Staff Members (six female and six male).  The proposed amendments were approved by Council at its 28 March 2014 meeting.

The terms of office for the following six elected female Academic Staff members expire on 31 December 2014: Dr Megan Alessandrini, Dr Andrea Carr, Assoc Prof Kate Crowley, Dr Renee Dwyer, Prof Emily Hilder and Assoc Prof Janette Radford.

Five elected female Academic Staff members will continue to hold office until their term expires on 31 December 2015.  These members are: Prof Elissa Cameron, Dr Menna Jones, Assoc Prof Caroline Mohammed, Dr Anya Reading and Assoc Prof Elaine Stratford. 

In accordance with the approved amended membership, a Call for Nominations for three (3) elected female Academic Staff members is below:

Nominations should be received by Ms Sonia Nelson, Returning Officer, Academic Senate, Private Bag 51, Hobart by 5.00pm on Monday 8 December 2014.

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

At its 21 February 2014 meeting Academic Senate endorsed proposed changes to Ordinance 13 – Academic Senate to amend its elected Academic Staff membership to twelve elected Academic Staff Members (six female and six male).  The proposed amendments were approved by Council at its 28 March 2014 meeting.

The terms of office for the following five elected male Academic Staff members expire on 31 December 2014:  Dr Julian Dermoudy, Dr Richard Doyle, Dr John Kenny, Dr Adam Russell and Prof John Tisdell.

Six elected male Academic Staff members will continue to hold office until 31 December 2015.  These members are: Mr Anthony Beckett, Assoc Prof Mark Dibben, Assoc Prof Doug Ezzy, Prof Jim Reid, Dr Ashley Townsend and Dr Stewart Williams.

In accordance with the approved amended membership, a Call for Nominations for three (3) elected male Academic Staff members is below:

Nominations should be received by Ms Sonia Nelson, Returning Officer, Academic Senate, Private Bag 51, Hobart by 5.00pm on Monday 8 December 2014. 

Vacancies on Committees to be filled by Election by Academic Senate for 2015

In accordance with the Academic Senate's procedures for elections, notice is given of vacancies on committees for which elections by Academic Senate are required.  The vacancies arise as of 1 January 2015.  Nominations in writing are called for the vacant positions.  Nominations should include the names and signatures of a proposer and seconder (both of whom must be members of the Academic Senate) and the written consent of the candidate.

For links to the Call for Nominations and Nomination form please see below:

Nominations should be received by Ms Sonia Nelson, Returning Officer, Academic Senate, Private Bag 51, Hobart by 5.00pm on Friday 5 December 2014.

Election of Standing Academic Committee

At the close of nominations, on Friday 3 October 2014, 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 Head of School or Director of National Centre
  • One elected Student President

For links to a further Call for Nominations and Nomination form please see below:

The terms of office are for one year and will expire on 31 December 2015.

Nominations should be received by Ms Sonia Nelson, Returning Officer, Academic Senate, Private Bag 51, Hobart by 5.00pm on Friday 5 December 2014.