Education Committee

Terms of reference

  • To advise and recommend to Senate on academic policy developments
  • To advise and recommend on policy and regulations relating to:
    • University entrance
    • Recruitment admission and enrolment
    • Limitations and selection criteria
    • Discipline
    • Other matters of an academic nature
  • To recommend on and oversee Departmental and Programme Reviews
  • To advise and recommend on academic matters relating to distance education
  • To recommend on public lecture series
  • To recommend on academic appointments to outside bodies
  • To oversee academic audit processes
  • To receive reports from Inter-Faculty Boards of Study
  • To advise on academic relationships with other institutions
  • To consider and recommend New Scholarship and Award Regulations received through the Scholarships Sub-Committee

Sub-committees

The following sub-committees report to the Education Committee:

Membership

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Chair
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity)
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor (Māori)
  • Dean of each Faculty or nominee
  • Director, Academic Services
  • Two professorial members elected by the professoriate
  • Two sub-professorial staff elected by sub-professorial staff
  • President Auckland University Students Associationor nominee

Education Committee reports to Senate.

Committee members and term of office

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Holds office until
Professor J Morrow - Chair Ex-officio
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity)
Holds office until
Ms T McNaughton
Ex-officio
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori)
Holds office until
Mr J Peters
Ex-officio
Dean of each Faculty or nominee
Holds office until
Associate Professor G Booth (nominee), Arts
Ex-officio
Mrs S Laurenson (nominee), Business and Economics Ex-officio
Associate Professor D Lines (nominee), Creative Arts and Industries Ex-officio
Dr W Smith (nominee), Education and Social Work Ex-officio
Associate Professor G Rowe (nominee), Engineering Ex-officio
Professor A Stockley (Professor W Swain alternate), Law Ex-officio
Associate Professor M Barrow (nominee), Medical and Health Sciences Ex-officio
Associate Professor D McGillivray (nominee) Ex-officio
Director, Academic Services or Nominee
Holds office until
Ms J Browne
Ex-officio
Two Professorial Members Elected by the Professoriate
Holds office until
TBA  
Professor G Lewis 31.01.18
Two Sub-Professorial Staff Elected by Sub-Professorial Staff
Holds office until
Dr B Staniforth
31.01.18
Dr Sean Sturm 31.01.19
President Auckland University Student Association or
nominee
Holds office until
Ms J Palairet 31.12.17

Committee Secretary

Wendy Verschaeren
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 85782
Email: w.verschaeren@auckland.ac.nz.

Schedule of meetings

Date
Time
08.02.17
9.00 am
13.03.17 9.00 am
15.05.17 9.00 am
10.07.17 9.00 am
11.09.17 9.00 am
13.11.17 9.00 am

No meeting in December.