Terms of reference

  • In accordance with Statute 7.2, to consider and recommend to Council via Senate persons for appointment as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
  • In accordance with Statute 8.1, to consider and recommend to Council persons for appointment as Dean and Head of School/Department.

Senior Academic Appointment Procedures

The following procedures were approved by Council on the recommendation of Senate on 23 October 2008:

Procedural Rules

Membership

Membership is governed by Ordinance 3. Holders of posts within the remit of the Committee can serve as members of the Committee if so elected by Council/Senate. This is permitted provided that such postholders withdraw from the meeting for discussion of any appointment for which they are recommended.

Appointment of Chair

The Vice-Chancellor takes the Chair. See Ordinance 3.3.

Co-option

SeeStanding Orders for Joint Committees of Council and Senate.

Alternates

See Standing Orders for Joint Committees of Council and Senate.

Quorum

There shall be a quorum at meetings of one-third of the membership. See Standing Orders for Joint Committees of Council and Senate.

Rules for voting

There are no specified rules for voting.

Minutes

Minutes are submitted to Council and Senate.

Version information

Owner: Senior Academic Appointments Committee
Version number:
Approval Date: 17 May 2007
Approved By: Council
Date of last review: 17 May 2007