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Welcome to the Deakin University - E-election web-site.
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.
Nominations are called for one Professor, elected by and from Professors of the University. The call for nominations will open at 9 am on Monday 15 October 2012 and will close at 5 pm on Friday 26 October 2012.
The electorate comprises those members of the Professors of the University whose appointments are both 0.5 fraction or more and of twelve months duration or more.
The term of office will be from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2014 for a term of two years.
Nomination forms are available via the link: Academic Board nomination form (pdf-119kB)
To lodge a nomination, the duly completed form must be received by the Returning Officer – Academic Board Elections, Governance Unit, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong Waterfront Campus by no later than 5 pm Friday 26 October 2012. The form is to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and the original forwarded on the same day.
Nominations must be made on the prescribed form which must be returned to the Returning Officer.
Nominees must forward with their nomination form a brief (no more than 100 words) personal statement for publication. This should be a factual statement of qualifications and experience relevant to the position. The Returning Officer reserves the right to edit personal statements.
In the event of there being more nominations than there are vacancies, a poll will be conducted electronically. Due notice of the poll will be given. Voting papers and envelopes will not be distributed manually.
Returning Officer - Academic Board Elections