The Courses and Academic Quality Committee is responsible for overseeing the quality and standards of all new courses, revisions and reviews of existing courses.
Terms of Reference
To consider proposals for new courses to be offered at Australian Catholic University
To monitor academic standards relevant to all courses offered at the University
To oversee the implementation of the quality assurance processes for all aspects of teaching and learning within the University
To propose guidelines for and monitor course reviews and revisions conducted by the Faculties
Deputy Chair of Academic Board (Chair)
Chair, Academic Board or nominee
Executive Deans or nominees
One academic staff member from each faculty nominated by the Executive Deans
Student representative to be nominated by Director, Office of Student Success
Executive Director, ACU International or nominee
Director, Identity and Mission or nominee
Academic Registrar or nominee
Director, Learning and Teaching Centre
Director, First Peoples and Equity Pathways or nominee
Representatives will be appointed for two years, except for the student representative who will be appointed for a term of one year. Only half the elected representatives or nominees should be changed in any one year to allow continuity.
Schedule of Meetings
Minimum of 6 times a year and as required
The Committee may form sub-committees or working parties to assist it in its work. If such committees are formed, Academic Board needs to be informed.
The Committee has the power to approve motions by flying minute.
Approved: Courses and Academic Quality Committee 25/1/2017