Libraries and Learning Services Committee

Terms of reference

To advise Te Tumu Herenga on alignment of policies and services with the Waipapa Taumata Rau strategic plan, institutional frameworks, and strategies
To demonstrate commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles and accountabilities
To ensure services, processes and collections are inspired by Te Tumu Herenga’s place in Aotearoa|New Zealand and Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa|Pacific
To advise Te Tumu Herenga on trends relating to research, learning, and teaching which could impact on Te Tumu Herenga operations
To identify issues relating to the Te Tumu Herenga statute, policies and procedures which impact on faculties, students, and associate members
To alert Te Tumu Herenga to new areas of research, teaching and learning to ensure collections meet needs
To champion diversity, inclusion, and equity within Te Tumu Herenga and the communities it serves
To serve as a reference group for Te Tumu Herenga as required, providing feedback on services and facilities including collections benchmarking and budgets.


  • Provost (or Delegate) – Chair
  • Member from each faculty nominated by the Dean
  • One member of library staff elected by Libraries and Learning Services staff
  • University Librarian/Director Libraries and Learning Services (LLS)
  • Associate Director, Research and Collections (LLS)
  • Associate Director, Learning and Teaching (LLS)
  • Manager Academic Engagement (LLS)
  • Auckland University Students' Association (AUSA) representative
  • Auckland University Post Graduate Students' Association (PGSA) representative

Te Tumu Herenga | Libraries and Learning Services Committee reports to Senate.

Committee members and term of office

Provost (or Delegate) Holds office until
Professor V Linton Ex-officio
Member from each faculty nominated by the dean
Holds office until
Dr L Diggelmann, Arts
Professor D Sundaram, Business and Economics Ex-officio
Dr M Ross, Creative Arts and Industries Ex-officio
Assoc Prof D Le Fevre, Education and Social Work Ex-officio
Dr F Wicaksana, Engineering Ex-officio
Associate Professor R Havelock, Law Ex-officio
Professor A Gunn, Medical and Health Sciences Ex-officio
Ms M Wall, Science Ex-officio
One member of library staff elected by Libraries and Learning Services staff
Holds office until
Ms  S Acharya
University Librarian/Director LLS
Holds office until
Ms S Roberts
Associate Director,
Collections and Digital (LLS)
Holds office until
Ms H Mountifield
Associate Director,
Learning and Research (LLS)
Holds office until
Dr N Rawnsley Ex-officio
Manager, Engagement (LLS)
Holds office until
Ms A Kelly
AUSA representative
Holds office until
Ms L Zubair 30.11.2024
University of Auckland PGSA representative
Holds office until
Mr B Bonné

Committee Secretary

Ms A Parsons
Phone: +64 9 923 8040
Extn: 89578

Schedule of meetings

10.07.2024 10am
04.11.2024 11.30am