Academic Board

Board Functions

The Academic Board meet eight times per year and has three board functions:

  1. acting as a forum for the debate of University-wide academic issues
  2. responsibility for the review and evaluation of quality assurance processes, and the administration of academic and research matters
  3. providing formal input into corporate planning process, through the review of priorities and parameters for annual corporate plan.


Academic Board Terms of Reference


Designated Members

Professor Vicki Waye Chairperson
Associate Professor Deirdre Tedmanson Deputy Chairperson
Professor David Lloyd Vice Chancellor & President
Professor Allan Evans Provost & Chief Academic Officer
Professor Irene Watson Pro Vice Chancellor: Aboriginal Leadership and Strategy
Ms Gabrielle Rolan Pro Vice Chancellor: International
Professor Roger Eston Executive Dean: UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
Professor Andrew Beer Executive Dean: UniSA Business
Professor Joanne Cys Executive Dean: UniSA Creative
Professor Shane Dawson Executive Dean: Education Futures
Professor Paula Geldens Executive Dean: UniSA Justice & Society
Professor Julie Mills Executive Dean: UniSA STEM
Professor Esther May Executive Dean: UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences
Associate Professor Sheridan Gentili Director: Teaching Innovation Unit
Mr Richard Irons Director: Student & Academic Services
Mr Brendan Hughes Director: Student Engagement Unit
Professor Pat Buckley Dean of Graduate Studies
Mr Paul Sherlock Chief Information Officer
Associate Professor Barbara Parker Academic Director: UniSA Online
Ms Jodieann Dawe Director: Research & Innovation Services
Ms Adrienne Nieuwenhuis Director: Office of the Vice Chancellor
Mr Peter Cardwell Executive Officer

Academic Unit Representatives

Professor Jon Buckley UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
Associate Professor Marie Williams UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance
Dr Ruchi Sinha UniSA Business
Dr Saras Sastrowardoyo UniSA Business
Dr Sally Lewis UniSA Creative
Mr Stephen Ward UniSA Creative
Dr Evangeline Mantzioris UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences
Associate Professor Rachael Vernon UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences
Associate Professor Elspeth McInnes UniSA Education Futures
Associate Professor Sue Nichols UniSA Education Futures
Mr Matthew Atkinson UniSA Justice & Society
Dr Georgina Heath UniSA Justice & Society
Dr Belinda Chiera UniSA STEM
Dr Malgorzata Korolkiewicz UniSA STEM

Student Representatives

Mr Noah Beckmann  
Ms Amelianna A Dominic  
Mr Rhys Peden  
Ms Ishika Sharma  
Mr Dinuk Nanayakkara  

Representative of the Professoriate

Professor Marianna Sigala  

General Staff Representative from the University at large

Dr Andrea Parks  

UniSA Online Representative

Dr Rhoda Abadia  

Teaching Innovation Unit Representative

Dr David Birbeck  

University Research Institute Representative

Professor Bruce Thomas  

University General Manager Representative

Ms Karla Gotting  

Committees of Academic Board 

Academic Board Meeting Schedule, Agendas & Minutes 2021

Close of Papers Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
15 February 2021 26 February 2021   Agenda 1/21 (pdf)   Minutes 1/21 (pdf)
15 March 2021 26 March 2021   Agenda 2/21 (pdf)   Minutes 2/21 (pdf)
17 May 2021 28 May 2021   Agenda 3/21 (pdf)   Minutes 3/21 (pdf)
14 June 2021 25 June 2021   Agenda 4/21 (pdf)  
12 July 2021 23 July 2021    
13 September 2021 24 September 2021    
11 October 2021 22 October 2021    
15 November 2021 26 November 2021    

Academic Board Meeting Schedule, Agendas & Minutes 2020

Close of Papers Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
17 February 2020 28 February 2020   Agenda 1/20 (pdf)   Minutes 1/20 (pdf)
16 March 2020 27 March 2020   Agenda 2/20 (pdf)   Minutes 2/20 (pdf)
11 May 2020 22 May 2020   Agenda 3/20 (pdf)   Minutes 3/20 (pdf)
15 June 2020 26 June 2020   Agenda 4/20 (pdf)   Minutes 4/20 (pdf)
13 July 2020 24 July 2020   Agenda 5/20 (pdf)   Minutes 5/20 (pdf)
14 September 2020 25 September 2020   Agenda 6/20 (pdf)   Minutes 6/20 (pdf)
12 October 2020 23 October 2020   Agenda 8/20 (pdf)   Minutes 8/20 (pdf)
16 November 2020 27 November 2020   Agenda 9/20 (pdf)   Minutes 9/20 (pdf)