Equity Leadership Committee

The committee’s role is to ensure aspirational equity goals and enhance the University’s equity achievements.

  1. The Equity Leadership Committee terms of reference are as follows:
    1. To enhance integrated, effective and efficient equity leadership across the University
    2. To enhance the University of Auckland’s national and international equity leadership
    3. To advise Senate and Council on University equity strategy, plans, policy, projects and outcomes
    4. To monitor and report on the implementation of the University’s equity strategy, plans, policy, and projects
    5. To ensure the University’s statutory and other compliance obligations are met
  2. Equity Leadership Committee membership:
    1. Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity), Chair
    2. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
    3. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Engagement)
    4. Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori)
    5. Director Pacific Strategy and Engagement
    6. Two Faculty Deans
    7. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Operations) and Registrar
    8. Director (HR)
    9. University Librarian
    10. Two members of the Equity Community of Interest
    11. Two AUSA student representatives, with one in attendance
  3. The Equity Leadership Committee will meet four times per year and report twice yearly to Council.
    1. Conflicts of Interest
      Committee members must declare any real or perceived conflicts of interest in line with the requirements of the University’s Conflicts of Interest Policy.
    2. Confidentiality
      Committee members have a responsibility to treat all information with appropriate confidentiality. This includes matters tabled or discussed at the Committee meetings, as well as any additional issues that are raised outside meetings.