Academic Board Steering Committee

The Academic Board Steering Committee shapes the strategic direction of the Academic Board, determines the agenda for meetings, and resolves any urgent matters which require approval or endorsement on behalf of the Academic Board out-of-session. 

Terms of reference

The Academic Board authorises the Committee, within the scope of its role and responsibilities, to:

  1. Obtain any information it needs from any ANU staff and/or external party (subject to their legal obligation to protect information);
  2. Request the attendance of any ANU staff at Committee meetings;
  3. Discuss any matters with external parties (subject to confidentiality considerations);
  4. Obtain professional external advice, as considered necessary to meet its responsibilities, at the University's expense; and
  5. Consider and determine urgent matters out-of-session, as assessed by the Chair on behalf of Academic Board, which must be resolved before the next scheduled meeting of the Academic Board.

The Committee, in carrying out its role, is to:

  • Provide advice and support to the Chair of the Academic Board to set the strategic direction of the Board, including outlining its strategic priorities and the forward work plan.
  • Assist the Chair of the Academic Board to set the agenda of meetings of the Board.
  • Consider and determine urgent matters out-of-session, as assessed by the Chair on behalf of Academic Board, which must be resolved before the next scheduled meeting of the Academic Board.
  • Advise Academic Board on any other matters referred by the Board .

Members

Category Member Term expiry
Chair, Academic Board Professor Joan Leach
Ex-officio
Deputy Chair, Academic Board Professor Imogen Mitchell
Ex-officio
Members Appointed by Academic Board Professor Penny Brothers
1 May 2022
Asscoiate Professor Josh Neoh
1 May 2022
Dr Patrick L'Espoir Decosta
1 May 2022
Professor Meijun Qian
1 May 2022
Student Member Mr Lachlan Day
30 Nov 2020