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Meeting 01/2020 19 February 2020
The Chair spoke to the following highlights:
The DVCEI spoke to the following highlights:
The Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global and Education Pathways and the Academic Registrar delivered a presentation on the UAC White Label Direct Entry Scheme, which involved the consolidation of all ACU entry programs into one early entry scheme and portal. The Direct Entry Scheme was planned to be brought to Academic Board for endorsement later in the year.
Academic Board approved the updated Membership to the University Learning and Teaching Committee Terms of Reference, which had been endorsed by the University Learning and Teaching Committee on 13 February 2020.
Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research)
Academic Board approved the proposed amendments to the Research Active Definition Policy, which had been endorsed by the University Research Council, subject to minor amendments, as agreed.
Academic Board noted the proposed amendments to the Research Study Program Policy, which had been endorsed by the University Research Council and was pending approval by the Vice-Chancellor and President.
Academic Board members were briefed and consulted on the eight proposed faculty research centres to support research activity and development of research culture before referral to Senate for approval.
Academic Board noted the following Executive Approvals by the Chair of Academic Board pursuant to powers granted under cl 7.5 of the Delegations of Authority Policy:
Internationalisation Committee – Report from the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global and Education Pathways (“PVCGEP”)
The PVCGEP provided an update on the novel coronavirus crisis and its impact on the higher education sector. There was discussion regarding ACU’s response to the virus as well as the following topics:
Academic Board approved the following major changes to courses:
Academic Board approved the following course reviews:
Academic Board approved amendments to the Courses & Academic Quality Committee Terms of Reference.
Academic Board approved:
Academic Board approved the award of 2019 University Medals and Honours Medals.
Academic Board approved a minimum medals score of 6.300 for 2020.
Academic Board approved amendments to the University Medals Committee Terms of Reference, which had been endorsed by the University Medals Committee on 4 February 2020.
Academic Board noted the Fraud and Corruption Control Framework Update.
Academic Board endorsed the OPSM draft reporting schedule for 2020.
Academic Board noted minutes submitted by the following subcommittees:
Meeting 02/2020 of the Academic Board will be held on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 at 10:00 am in the Peter Cosgrove Centre, Tenison Woods House, 8-10 Napier Street, North Sydney.