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
Ex-officio
ANU College Representatives Associate Professor Anna Cowan
ANU Joint Colleges of Science
26 Feb 2024
Dr Juliey Beckman
ANU Joint Colleges of Science
26 Feb 2024
Associate Professor Mathew Davies
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
26 Feb 2024
Associate Professor Wayne Morgan
ANU College of Law
26 Feb 2024
Associate Professor Natalie Lloyd
ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
26 Feb 2024
Associate Professor Bronwen Whiting
ANU College of Business and Economics
26 Feb 2024
Associate Professor Geoff Hinchcliffe
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
26 Feb 2024
College General Manager Ms Liza Flanagan
26 Feb 2024
Elected Academic Board member appointed by the Chair of AB Dr John Debs
1 May 2022
Professional Staff Member Dr Wendy Dimond
26 Feb 2024
Registrar Student Administration Mr Scott Pearsall
Ex-officio
Dean of Students Dr Peter Hendriks
Ex-officio
University Librarian Ms Roxanne Missingham
Ex-officio
Director Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre Ms Anne Martin
Ex-officio
Director Planning and Service Performance Ms Dominique Haywood
Ex-officio
Head, ASQO (Interim) Ms Suzie Alcorn
Ex-officio
Deputy Registrar, Admissions and Scholarships (Acting) Mr Andrew Alcorn
Ex-officio
Student Representatives Mr Tristan Yip
PARSA
9 Nov 2022
Mr Ben Yates
ANUSA
30 Nov 2022

Meetings

2022
Date & location Deadlines
Wednesday 16 Feb, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
25 Jan
Thursday 24 Mar, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
3 Mar
Thursday 12 May, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
21 Apr
Thursday 30 Jun, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
9 Jun
Thursday 8 Sep, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
18 Aug
Thursday 27 Oct, 9.30am
R C Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
6 Oct