The University of Canberra Act 1989 establishes the Academic Board which, subject to the Statutes, is responsible under the Council for all academic matters relating to the University; and may advise the Council on any matter relating to education, learning or research or the academic work of the University.
The University of Canberra (Academic Board) Statute 2011 (formerly Academic Board Statute 1990 (Statute No. 1) and the University of Canberra Academic Board Rules 2011 (147Kb PDF) also governs the work of the Board and amongst other matters sets out its responsibilities, powers and membership in more detail.
The Academic Governance Handbook gives an overview of the Governance at the University of Canberra, Academic Board and its sub-committees, roles and responsibilities of members, administrative processes and meeting protocols, and quality assurance.
The Academic Board Bulletin provides a summary of discussions and decisions of Academic Board. It is published following each Academic Board meeting.
|Member||Position||Term Commenced||Term Ends|
|Professor Elisa Martinez-Marroquin||Chair||1 Jan 2020||31 Dec 2022|
|Professor Paddy Nixon||Vice-Chancellor and President||Ex-Officio|
|Professor Geoff Crisp||DVC and VP, Academic||Ex-Officio|
|Professor Leigh Sullivan||DVC and VP Research and Innovation||Ex-Officio|
|Ms Vicki Williams||DVC and VP, Finance and Infrastructure||Ex-Officio|
|Professor Jason Bainbridge||Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts and Design||Ex-Officio|
|Professor Wendy Lacey||Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Government and Law||Ex-Officio|
|Professor Barney Delgarno||Executive Dean, Faculty of Education||Ex-Officio|
|Professor George Cho||Executive Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology||Ex-Officio|
|Professor Michelle Lincoln||Executive Dean, Faculty of Health||Ex-Officio|
|Professor Peter Radoll||PVC, Indigenous||Ex-Officio|
|Professor Ali Quazi||Elected Member||1 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2020|
|Distinguished Professor Jen Webb||Elected Member||1 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2020|
|Professor Charles Lemckert||Elected Member||1 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2020|
|Professor Rachel Davey||Elected Member||1 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2020|
|Assoc Prof Benedict Sheehy||Elected Member||1 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2020|
|Assoc Prof Michael Jasper||Elected Member||1 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2020|
|Dr Jane Kellett||Elected Member||1 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2020|
|Assoc Prof Tamsin Kelly||Elected Member||1 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2020|
|Assoc Prof Philip Roberts||Elected Member||1 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2020|
|Professor Lawrence Pratchett||PVC, Students, Partnerships and International||29 Jun 2020||28 Jun 2022|
|Professor Lyndon Anderson||PVC, Learninga nd Teaching||29 Jun 2020||28 Jun 2022|
|Ms Melissa Hankinson||Council Appointed Member||1 Jan 2020||31 Dec 2021|
|Assoc Prof Kate Pumpa||Council Appointed Member||1 Jan 2020||31 Dec 2021|
|Mr Josh Houghton||Elected Undergraduate Student||1 Jan 2020||31 Dec 2020|
|Mr Majid Alsubaie||Elected Postgraduate Student||1 Jan 2020||31 Dec 2020|
Standing Committees of Academic Board
Schedule of Meetings
Academic Board typically has six scheduled meetings a year, with the option of holding special meetings if required. The 2020 Meeting Schedule is available here. Agenda papers must be submitted two weeks before the meeting. Meetings of Academic Board are held in the Council Room.
Minutes of meetings
Minutes of Academic Board and its Committees are available through the Academic Board and Committees Portal.
For further information regarding Academic Board contact the Governance Office
Phone: Connie Venning - 02 6206 3958