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Elections - Academic Board

The Academic Board is the principal academic authority within the University and is responsible to Council for maintaining highest standards in teaching, assessment and research.

The Academic Board provides quality assurance for the academic activities of the University including admission to courses, content of courses, assessment and academic progress, makes recommendations to the Council on the approval of new courses and establishes academic policy.


At the close of nominations at 5 pm Friday 21 November, the following nominations had been received for the election of the following Academic Board membership categories, two Professors, elected by and from Professors:

  • Professor Jack REYNOLDS
  • Professor Aaron RUSSELL.

Please see the Declaration of Election for the Professor category.

Academic staff

Nominations are called for four academic staff members from each Faculty and relevant Institutes, elected by and from all academic staff within the Faculty and relevant institute, of whom a minimum of two must be Professors.

Note: in September 2014, amendments to Regulation 02.2(2) – The Academic Board were approved to enable academic staff from relevant Institutes to be eligible as nominees and voters in Academic Board elections for the Academic Staff category. These changes are reflected in this election with the:

  • Alfred Deakin Research Institute part of the Faculty of Arts and Education election
  • Institute of Frontier Materials part of the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment election.

Term of office
1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016 for a term of two years.

Nominations open
9 am Monday 10 November 2014

Nominations close
5 pm Friday 21 November 2014


  • Call for nominations notice (PDF, 186.8 KB)
  • Nomination form (PDF, 184.7 KB)

Note for nominees
The nomination form is a pdf form. Please use Adobe Acrobat Pro or Reader to complete the form.
Mac users: it cannot be completed in Apple Preview.
The nominee and each nominator must complete and sign the form before submitting to the Returning Officer.

If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact the Returning officer.

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