Academic Quality Assurance Committee (AQAC)

Role

The objective of the Academic Quality Assurance Committee (AQAC) is to monitor, advise and provide assurance to the Academic Board on the quality of the educational programs and activities of the University.

Responsibilities

The Committee's responsibilities are to:

  • make recommendations to the Academic Board on accrediting and reaccrediting programs and University wide courses,
  • develop, monitor and coordinate University policies, procedures and guidelines on load planning, admissions, pathways, credit, programs and courses,
  • monitor best practice initiatives and evidence based research to drive innovation through an accreditation and standards framework,
  • monitor and coordinate the University's entry standards for onshore and offshore applicants, including recommendations to the Academic Board on English-language proficiency and articulation and entry agreements,
  • advise the Academic Board and the University Executive on the higher education standards environment, and
  • consider and report on any matter referred to it by the Academic Board or the University Executive.  

Members

Category Member Term expiry
Chair Professor Royston Gustavson
Dean, Academic Quality
Ex-officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Grady Venville
Ex-officio
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education and Digital) Professor Maryanne Dever
(Deputy Chair from 1 January 2022)
Ex-officio
ANU College Representatives Associate Professor Anna Cowan
ANU Joint Colleges of Science
26 Feb 2022
Dr Juliey Beckman
ANU Joint Colleges of Science
26 Feb 2022
Professor Carolyn Hendriks
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
26 Feb 2022
Associate Professor Wayne Morgan
ANU College of Law
26 Feb 2022
Associate Professor Natalie Lloyd
ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
26 Feb 2022
Dr Bronwen Whiting
ANU College of Business and Economics
26 Feb 2022
Dr Geoff Hinchcliffe
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
26 Feb 2022
College General Manager Ms Joanne Fitzpatrick
26 Feb 2022
Elected Academic Board member appointed by the Chair of AB Dr John Debs
1 May 2022
Professional Staff Member Dr Wendy Dimond
26 Feb 2022
Registrar Student Administration (Interim) Ms Sarah Hawkins
Ex-officio
Dean of Students Associate Professor Miriam Gani
Ex-officio
University Librarian Ms Roxanne Missingham
(Deputy Chair to 31 December 2021)
Ex-officio
Director Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre Ms Anne Martin
Ex-officio
Director Planning and Service Performance Ms Dominique Haywood
Ex-officio
Assistant Registrar, ASQO (Interim) Ms Suzie Alcorn
Ex-officio
Deputy Registrar, Admissions and Scholarships (Acting) Mr Andrew Alcorn
Ex-officio
Student Representatives Mr Tallal Khan
PARSA
9 Nov 2021
Mr Christian Flynn
ANUSA
30 Nov 2021

Meetings

2021
Date & location Deadlines
Wednesday 10 Feb, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
20 Jan
Thursday 18 Mar, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
25 Feb
Thursday 20 May, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
29 Apr
Thursday 22 Jul, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
1 Jul
Thursday 16 Sep, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
26 Aug
Thursday 28 Oct, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
30 Sep