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Academic Board Elections

Nominations Closed - Chair (Academic Board)

Nominations are now closed.

In accordance with the Academic Board Terms of Reference, nominations are now open for the role of Chair (Academic Board).  The term of the role is from 27 July 2021 up to but not including the Academic Board meeting of July 2024. Normally, the Chair (Academic Board) will be a Professor or Associate Professor with prior significant experience on an Academic Board or similar.

The Chair (Academic Board) is responsible for the leadership and management of Academic Board to ensure that Academic Board successfully fulfills its role and functions, as detailed in its Terms of Reference.  The Chair is a member of the University Council, Chancellor’s Committee and Honorary Awards Committee. The Chair is also the Chair of Academic Board Executive Committee. A crucial role for the Chair is communication within the University community on topics relevant to Academic Board.  The Academic Board Terms of Reference and the Chair (Academic Board) duty statement provide further details and can be found on the Academic Board website.

Nominations must be submitted on the nomination form below and include a 1 – 2 page statement, based on the Chair (Academic Board) duty statement, by the nominee in support of their nomination.  A curriculum vitae is not required. 

A nomination for Chair (Academic Board) may be made concurrently with a nomination for Academic Board membership.  In the event of the nominee being appointed as Chair (Academic Board) and elected to a membership category, the membership of the category will be decided using the casual vacancy rules.


Nominations will close 9.00am, Monday 10 May 2021.


Nominations should be forwarded to: 

The Returning Officer OR

Governance Office, Level 5, S Block, Toowoomba Campus

^ If a nomination is submitted electronically, the original nomination must be presented, if requested.


Any questions or concerns should be forwarded to the Secretary (Academic Board) in the first instance.


Chair (Academic Board) Nomination Form (DOCX 43KB)