Reporting to RMIT Council, the Academic Board is the governing body responsible for oversight of RMIT's academic affairs.
Role of the Academic Board
The Academic Board is authorised by RMIT Statute No. 1 (Amendment No. 1) to ‘advise and recommend to Council the requirements for all higher education and vocational education and training awards conferred by the university’.
Key functions of the Academic Board include:
- approving the requirements for all higher education and vocational education including Higher Education Degrees by Research awards conferred by the University and reports decisions to Council;
- developing, reviewing and approving academic and research policies and processes and reporting decisions to Council; and
- providing advice and reporting to Council on academic matters.
The Board is chaired by Professor David Hayward. The composition of Academic Board is outlined in the Academic Board Regulations. The Board membership includes students, academic staff, learning and teaching staff. professional staff and senior executives.
For details of meeting dates and further information about Academic Board and its standing committees, please visit the Academic Board Google Site.
There are two standing committees of the Academic Board:
Executive support for the Academic Board is provided by the University Secretariat. Any questions concerning the Academic Board or the information on this site should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.