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Composition and membership of Academic Board

Composition

The composition of Academic Board is constituted under Rule G3, Division 1 of the UTS General Rules.

Membership terms

The current membership terms for members of Academic Board are outlined in the table below.

In accordance with Rule G3-2(1), student members are elected for one year and all staff members are elected for two years. In order to promote continuity on Academic Board, elected staff member terms are staggered.

2021 Academic Board

Position Member Term
Chair Professor Maryanne Dever 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Deputy Chair Associate Professor Lynn Sinclair 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Vice-Chancellor Professor Attila Brungs Ex officio
EX OFFICIO MEMBERS
The ex officio members of the Academic Board are to be the person(s) holding the following positions (Rule G3-1(2))
Provost Professor Andrew Parfitt Ex officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education and Students) Professor Shirley Alexander Ex officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Innovation and Enterprise) Professor Glenn Wightwick Ex officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) Iain Watt Ex officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Kate McGrath Ex officio
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) Professor Peter Scott Ex officio
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Leadership and Engagement) Professor Michael McDaniel Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Professor Alan Davison Ex officio
Dean, UTS Business School Professor Chris Earley Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building Professor Elizabeth Mossop Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Professor Ian Burnett Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Health Professor Suzanne Chambers, AO Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Law Professor Lesley Hitchens Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Science Professor James Wallman Ex officio
Dean, Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation To be advised Ex officio
Dean, Graduate Research School Professor Lori Lockyer Ex officio
Director, Institute for Interactive Media & Learning Jan McLean Ex officio
Director, Institute for Sustainable Futures Professor Stuart White Ex officio
Director, Student Administration Unit Jacqui Wise Ex officio
University Librarian Michael Gonzalez Ex officio
Chair, Courses Accreditation Committee Professor Sara Denize 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Deputy Chair, Courses Accreditation Committee To be advised 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
Deputy Chair, Research Committee To be advised 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
Deputy Chair, Teaching and Learning Committee To be advised 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
President, UTS Students’ Association Aidan O'Rourke 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
ELECTED ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBERS
One member elected by and from the academic staff of each faculty (Rule G3-1(3)(a))
Arts and Social Sciences Professor Monica Attard 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Business Dr Christina Nikitopoulos 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Design, Architecture and Building Dr Alexandra Crosby 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Engineering and Information Technology Professor David McGloin 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Health Associate Professor Lisa Pont 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Law Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Science Dr James Cleverly 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Transdisciplinary Innovation Dr Nicole Vincent 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Eight members elected by and from the professoriate and associate professoriate (level D and E), with no more than two from any one faculty (Rule G3-1(3)(b))
Arts and Social Sciences Professor Maryanne Dever 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Arts and Social Sciences Associate Professor Julie Robert 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Business Associate Professor Jochen Schweitzer 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Business Professor Thomas Clarke 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Engineering and Information Technology Professor Xiangjing Sean He 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Engineering and Information Technology Professor Francesca Iacopi 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Science Associate Professor Matthew Arnold 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Science Professor Anthony Dooley 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Four members elected by and from the academic staff (levels A, B, C), with no more than two from any one faculty (Rule G3-1(3)(c))
Arts and Social Sciences Dr Jenna Price 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Business Dr Vitali Alekseev 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Health Dr Daniel Demant 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Institute for Interactive Media and Learning Dr Rosalie Goldsmith 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
Two members elected by and from the deputy deans or associate deans, or heads of schools (or equivalent) (Rule G3-1(3)(d))
Business Professor Sara Denize 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021
Health Associate Professor Lynn Sinclair 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022
ELECTED STUDENT MEMBERS
One student elected by and from each faculty (Rule G3-1(3)(e)), and an alternate from each faculty appointed as per Rule G3-1(4). (Note: The provision for alternates would be exercised as required after the elections, and does not affect the total number of eight in the category.)
Arts and Social Sciences Bevin Liu 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
Business Jessica Pierce 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
Design, Architecture and Building Farah Rehman 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
Engineering and Information Technology Aiswaryalakshmi Rajeev 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
Health Brooke Smith 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
Law Kurt Cheng 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
Science Charlotte McHenry 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
Transdisciplinary Innovation To be advised 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021
ELECTED POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENT MEMBER
One postgraduate research student elected by and from the postgraduate research students of the university (Rule G3-1(3)(f)), and an alternate appointed as per Rule G3-1(4). (Note: The provision for alternates would be exercised as required after the elections, and does not affect the total number in the category.)
One postgraduate research student Indra McKie 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021