Melbourne Custom Programs Committee

A sub-committee of the Academic Programs Committee

Meeting Dates 2015

MCP Committee Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 11.00am in the UoM Commercial Boardroom, 205 Grattan St, Carlton.

21 January
18 March
15 April
20 May
17 June
29 July
26 August
30 September
11 November


Chairperson

Professor Mark Elgar


Secretary

Megan Schulz
Tel: 9810 3323

 

Composition and Terms of Reference

DownloadTerms of Reference(pdf, 10kb)

1. Composition

President of the Academic Board or nominee
Executive Dean of the School of Melbourne Custom Programs or nominee
Two members of the Academic Board appointed annually by the Board
Academic Registrar or nominee
Up to four members appointed annually by the School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Up to four members appointed annually by the Academic Board chosen to reflect Faculty engagement with the School
One student member appointed annually by the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association

2. Chairperson

Academic Board must appoint a person to chair the Committee for a period of up to two years. A person so appointed will be eligible for re-appointment. Academic Board must also appoint a Deputy Chairperson, in consultation with the Chairperson.

3. Quorum

A quorum for the committee is 3 members or 20% of the current membership, whichever is greater, provided that the President of the Board, or nominee, and at least one other member of the Board,or nominee is present.

4. Terms of Reference

4.1  To advise the Academic Board of the University on all matters of policy relating to higher education courses of the School of Melbourne Custom Programs ('the school'), taking into account international best practice in order to ensure that courses are of the highest quality and standards.

4.2 To consider and make recommendations to the Academic Board of the University on any matter related to award courses undertaken at the School which may require action by the Board pursuant to the Statutes of the University or any resolution of the Board. In particular to to deal with matters such as assessment, new or amended subject or course proposals, selection and unsatisfactory progress.

4.3  To consider reports from the School on the outcomes of quality assurance processes for its academic programs, having regard to international benchmarks, and, where appropriate, to make recommendations to the Academic Board based on these reports.

5. Frequency of Meetings

The Committee shall normally meet as required, and not less than four times per year.

6. Reporting

The Committee will report to the Academic Board after each meeting.

7. Secretariat

The Academic Secretary or nominee will provide secretariat support to the committee.

A.B. 23/2/06, 24/8/06, 01/02/08, 27/03/08, 26/02/14

Membership

Melbourne Custom Programs Committee - Members 2014

Position

Member

President of the Academic Board (or nominee) Professor Nilss Olekalns
Executive Dean of Melbourne Consulting and Custom Programs (or nominee) Ms Mariann Fee
Two members of the Academic Board appointed annually by the Board Professor Cathy Falk
Professor Mark Elgar (Committee Chair)
Executive Director Student Services and Academic Registrar (or nominee) Mr Stephen Collis (nominee)
Up to four members appointed annually by the School of MCCP Dr Suzanne Rice
Professor Simon Bell
Up to four members appointed annually by the Academic Board chosen to reflect faculty engagement with UoM Commercial Associate Professor Jane Hocking
Professor Lea Delbridge
Professor David Beckett
Professor Stuart Greenbaum
One student member appointed annually by the Graduate Student Association (GSA) Mr Ashley McInnes
Committee Secretary Ms Megan Schulz

Meeting Papers (Committee Members Only)

The Meeting Information Manager contains the MCP meeting papers from 2009 onwards.