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 Associate Professor Royston Gustavson
Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)
Ex-officio
ANU College Representatives Associate Professor Anna Cowan
ANU Joint Colleges of Science
26 Feb 2020
Dr Sara Rapson
ANU Joint Colleges of Science
26 Feb 2020
Associate Professor Stephan Fruehling
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
26 Feb 2020
Associate Professor Vivien Holmes
ANU College of Law
26 Feb 2020
Associate Professor Adrian Lowe
ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
26 Feb 2020
Dr Bronwen Whiting
ANU College of Business and Economics
26 Feb 2020
Dr Geoff Hinchcliffe
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
26 Feb 2020
College General Manager Ms Dominique Haywood
26 Feb 2020
Professional Staff Member Ms Tania Willis
Associate Director, Wellbeing
26 Feb 2020
Registrar Student Administration Ms Ariel Edge
Ex-officio
Dean of Students Associate Professor Miriam Gani
Ex-officio
University Librarian Ms Roxanne Missingham
Ex-officio
Director Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre Ms Anne Martin
Ex-officio
Director Planning and Performance Measurement Ms Richelle Hilton
Ex-officio
Student Representatives Ms Hafsa Omar
PARSA
13 Oct 2020
Mr Campbell Clapp
ANUSA
30 Nov 2019

Meetings

2019
Date & location Deadlines
Thursday 21 Feb, 9.30am
R. C. Mills, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
31 Jan
Thursday 28 Mar, 9.30am
R. C. Mills, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
7 Mar
Thursday 30 May, 9.30am
R. C. Mills, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
9 May
Thursday 1 Aug, 9.30am
R. C. Mills, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
11 Jul
Thursday 26 Sep, 9.30am
R. C. Mills, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
5 Sep
Thursday 7 Nov, 9.30am
R. C. Mills, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
17 Oct