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


Chairperson Professor Vicki Waye
Deputy Chairperson Associate Professor Deirdre Tedmanson
Vice Chancellor & President Professor David Lloyd
Provost & Chief Academic Officer Professor Allan Evans
Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research & Enterprise Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington
Chief Academic Services Officer Professor Marie Wilson
Pro Vice Chancellor: Aboriginal Leadership & Strategy Professor Irene Watson
Pro Vice Chancellor: International Ms Gabrielle Rolan
Pro Vice Chancellor: Student Engagement & Equity Professor Carol Grech
Executive Dean: UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance Professor Roger Eston
Executive Dean: UniSA Business Professor Andrew Beer
Executive Dean: UniSA Creative Professor Joanne Cys
Executive Dean: Education Futures Professor Shane Dawson
Executive Dean: UniSA Justice & Society Associate Professor Paula Geldens
Executive Dean: UniSA STEM Professor Julie Mills
Executive Dean: UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences (Interim) Professor Esther May
Chief Information Officer Mr Paul Sherlock
Director: Teaching Innovation Unit Associate Professor Sheridan Gentili
Director: Student & Academic Services Mr Richard Irons
Director: Student Engagement Unit Mr Brendan Hughes
Director: Research & Innovation Services Ms Sally Carpenter
Director: Office of the Vice Chancellor & Strategic Programs Ms Adrienne Nieuwenhuis
Dean of Graduate Studies Professor Pat Buckley
Academic Director: UniSA Online Associate Professor Barbara Parker
Academic Staff Member (UniSA Justice & Society) Dr Helena de Anstiss
Academic Staff Member (UniSA Creative) Associate Professor Jane Lawrence
Academic Staff Member (UniSA Creative) Dr Sally Lewis
Academic Staff Member (UniSA Business) Dr Saras Sastrowardoyo
Academic Staff Member (UniSA Business) Dr Sev Nagalingam
Academic Staff Member (UniSA Online) Dr John Medlin
Academic Staff Member (UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance) Associate Professor Shylie Mackintosh
Academic Staff Member (UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences) Dr Sarah List
Academic Staff Member (UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance) Associate Professor Saravana Kumar
Academic Staff Member (UniSA STEM) Professor Jun Ma
Academic Staff Member (Future Industries Institute) Associate Professor Ivan Kempson
Academic Staff Member (UniSA STEM) Dr Ross Smith
Academic Staff Member (Academic Unit) TBA
Academic Staff Member (Academic Unit) TBA
Student Representative Mr Noah Beckman
Student Representative Miss Lekshmi Shylaja Kumari
Student Representative Mr Edmund Feary
Student Representative Mr Rhys Peden
Student Representative Mr Linus Johnston
Professional Staff Representative Ms Terry Jones
Academic Unit General Manager Representative TBA
Director University Research Institute and Centre Representative TBA
Professoriate Representative TBA

Committees of Academic Board 

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)  
11 May 2020 22 May 2020    
15 June 2020 26 June 2020    
13 July 2020 24 July 2020    
14 September 2020 25 September 2020    
12 October 2020 23 October 2020    
16 November 2020 27 November 2020    

Academic Board Meeting Schedule, Agendas & Minutes 2019

Close of Papers  Meeting Date  Agenda  Minutes 
11 February 2019  22 February 2019  Agenda 1/19 (pdf)  Minutes 1/19 (pdf)
11 March 2019 22 March 2019  Agenda 2/19 (pdf)  Minutes 2/19 (pdf)
13 May 2019 24 May 2019  Agenda 3/19 (pdf)  Minutes 3/19 (pdf)
17 June 2019 28 June 2019  Agenda 4/19 (pdf)  Minutes 4/19 (pdf)
15 July 2019 26 July 2019  Agenda 5/19 (pdf)  Minutes 5/19 (pdf)
16 September 2019 27 September 2019  Agenda 6/19 (pdf)  Minutes 6/19 (pdf)
14 October 2019 25 October 2019  Agenda 7/19 (pdf)  Minutes 7/19 (pdf)
11 November 2019 22 November 2019  Agenda 8/19 (pdf)  Minutes 8/19 (pdf)