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Admission of Observers to Academic Board Meetings Policy

Purpose

To regulate the attendance of non-members at meetings of Academic Board, so that the object of transparent governance is achieved with minimal impact on the conduct of meetings.

Scope

All Monash staff
All Monash students
Members of Academic Board

Policy Statement

In accordance with the University’s goal of transparent governance members of staff and students of the University who are not members of the Academic Board may attend meetings of those bodies as observers. The number of observers is limited to 10 for any meeting of the Board.

 

Non-members wishing to attend a meeting of Academic Board must make application as specified in the Procedures and their attendance is subject to the requirements of the meeting and the Procedures. Observers may not bring any recording device into the meeting chamber. At the discretion of the Chair any observer may be requested to leave the meeting without notice.

Supporting procedures

Admission of Observers to Academic Board Meetings Procedures

Supporting guidelines

Responsibility for implementation

Secretary, Academic Board

Status

Revised

Key Stakeholders

President, Academic Board
Director, Executive Services

Approval body

Name: Academic Board
Meeting: 5/2011
Date: 31-August-2011
Agenda item: 17.2

Endorsement body

Name: Steering Committee of Academic Board
Meeting: 5/2011
Date: 16-August-2011
Agenda item: 17.2

Definitions

Observers: members of staff and students of the University, who apply to and are granted permission by the Academic Board Secretary to attend a particular meeting.

Related legislation

Monash University Act 2009 (especially section 20)


Statute 2.2 – The Academic Board

Related policies

Related documents

Date Effective

31-August-2011

Review Date

31-August-2014

Owner

Director, Executive Services

Author

Director, Executive Services

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