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Membership of the Academic Board

Regulation 2.2(1) - The Academic Board sets down the composition of the Academic Board.

The term of office for Officers of the Academic Board is three years. The term of office for elected staff members of the Academic Board is two years and the term of office for student members of the Board is one year. All positions expire on 31 December. Elections for membership of the Academic Board are normally conducted in October of each year.


Members ex-officio (18)

  Date of initial term of office Expiry date of current term of office
Chair, Academic Board
Professor Ruth Rentschler
28 February 2012 31 December 2017
Deputy Chair, Academic Board
Professor Chris Hickey
1 January 2015 31 December 2016
The Vice-Chancellor
Professor Jane den Hollander
N/A N/A
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Professor Lee Astheimer
N/A N/A
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) 
Professor Beverley Oliver
N/A N/A
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)
Professor Gary Smith
N/A N/A
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Integrity)
Professor Chris Gray
N/A N/A
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Development and Training)
Professor Joe Graffam
N/A N/A
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)
Professor Liz Johnson
N/AN/A
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Partnerships)
Professor Peter Hodgson
N/AN/A
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Arts and Education)
Professor Brenda Cherednichenko
N/A N/A
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Business and Law)
Professor Mike Ewing
N/A N/A
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Health)
Professor Brendan Crotty 
N/A N/A
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Science, Engineering and Built Environment)
Professor Trevor Day 
N/A N/A
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Graduate Employment)
Professor Dineli Mather
N/AN/A
University Librarian/Executive Director, Academic Support
Ms Sue Owen (Acting)
N/A N/A
Director, Institute of Koorie Education
Dr Liz Cameron 
N/A N/A

President, Deakin University Student Association (or nominee)
Mr Stuart Lasker

N/AN/A


Academic Staff Members elected from each Faculty (32)

Arts and Education


 
Date of initial term of office Expiry date of current term of office
Professor Louise Johnson 16 April 2012 31 December 2015
Professor Linda Hancock 1 January 2015 31 December 2016
Professor Andrea Nolan 1 January 2015 31 December 2016
Professor Damien Kingsbury 1 January 2013 31 December 2015
Dr Julie Rowlands  1 January 2013 31 December 2016
Dr Chad Whelan 1 January 2015 31 December 2016
Dr Stephen Mackey 1 August 2011 31 December 2015
A/Professor Bernadette Walker-Gibbs 1 August 2011 31 December 2015


Business and Law


 
Date of initial term of office Expiry date of current term of office
Professor Richard Reed 26 March 2012 31 December 2015
Professor Stuart Orr 1 January 2012 31 December 2016
Professor Matthew Warren 1 January 2014 31 December 2015
Professor Ken Parry18 February 201531 December 2016
Dr Andrea Vocino 1 January 2013 31 December 2016
Dr Bob Li 1 August 2011 31 December 2015
Professor Samantha Hepburn 1 January 2014 31 December 2015
A/Professor Stella Minahan 1 January 2015 31 December 2016


Health


 
Date of initial term of office Expiry date of current term of office
Professor Megan-Jane Johnstone 1 August 2012 31 December 2015
Professor Paul Bennett20 February 201531 December 2016
Professor Bernie Marshall 1 August 2011 31 December 2015
Professor Jagat Kanwar 1 January 2015 31 December 2016
Dr Jaclyn Broadbent 1 January 2014 31 December 2015
Ms Teresa Capetola 1 January 2015 31 December 2016
Dr Linda Byrne 1 January 2014 31 December 2015
Dr Wendy Sutherland-Smith 1 January 2013 31 December 2016


Science, Engineering and the Built Environment


 
Date of initial term of office Expiry date of current term of office
Professor David Jones 1 January 2014 31 December 2015
Professor Leigh Ackland18 February 201531 December 2016
Professor Jeong Yoon 1 January 2014 31 December 2015
Professor Gleb Beliakov  1 January 2013 31 December 2016
A/Professor Jo Coldwell-Neilson 1 January 2015 31 December 2016
Dr Shui Yu 1 January 2015 31 December 2016
Ms Janine McBurnie 1 August 2011 31 December 2015
A/Professor Yong Xiang 1 January 2014 31 December 2015


Members elected by and from the Professors of the University (3)


Date of initial term of office Expiry date of current term of office
Professor Jack Reynolds 1 January 2015 31 December 2016
Professor Tong Lin 1 January 2014 31 December 2015
Professor Aaron Russell 1 January 2015 31 December 2016


Members elected by and from the general staff (2)


Date of initial term of office Expiry date of current term of office
Ms Alice Di Pasquale1 August 201131 December 2015
Ms Jo Collins1 January 201531 December 2016


Members elected by and from the students (3)



Date of initial term of office Expiry date of current term of office
UndergraduateMr Janish Kumar1 January 201531 December 2016
Postgraduate courseworkMr Benjamin Muchanga1 January 201531 December 2016
Higher degrees by researchMr Matthew Larkin1 January 201431 December 2016


Rights of audience

Professors, Heads of Schools and Associate Deans, who are not members of the Academic Board, may attend meetings of the Board with rights of audience.

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