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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

Elections will be held to elect five members of Academic Staff.  The polls open on Thursday 22 March 2018 at 9.00am and will close at 5.00pm on Monday 16 April 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/143547/signin

  • College of Arts, Law and Education
    • 1 male academic staff member elected by and from the College  - three (3) nominations received
  • College of Business and Economics
    • 1 female academic staff member elected by and from the College - two (2) nominations received
  • College of Sciences and Engineering
    • 1 male academic staff member elected by and from the College  - two (2) nominations received
    • 1 female academic staff member elected by and from the College - two (2) nominations received
  • University College
    • 1 member of academic staff elected by and from the College - three (3) nominations received

Further Call for Nominations

A further Call for Nominations will be made for the remaining vacancies at the Academic Senate meeting on 20 April 2018:

  • 1 male academic staff member elected by and from the College of Health and Medicine - no nominations received
  • 1 female academic staff member elected by and from the College of Arts, Law and Education - no 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.