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    The Council agreed to the formation of the Academic Board at its 2nd February, 1987 meeting (resolution 87/13a). The Board's establishment became more official on 14th September, 1987, with Council approving changes to Chapter III of the by-laws that put the Academic Board in place of the Professorial Board as the senior academic body of the University (resolution 87/99c). The Academic Board formally began its operations from 1st July, 1988. Under the by-laws (III, 1), its members were: a) the Chancellor b) the Deputy Chancellor c) the Vice-Chancellor d) the Academic Registrar e) the persons appointed by the Council to be the deans of the faculties, the Rector, University College, Australian Defence Force Academy and the Director, Australian Graduate School of Management f) the persons elected to the chairs of the faculties, of the Academic Board of the University College, Australian Defence Force Academy, and of boards of studies having the status or responsibilities of faculties g) a Pro-Vice-Chancellor appointed by the Vice-Chancellor h) twelve persons elected by and from the full-time professors of the University i) twelve persons elected by and from the full-time non-professorial members of the academic staff j) two persons, enrolled as candidates for a degree of bachelor, elected by and from the undergraduate students k) two persons, enrolled as candidates for a higher degree or graduate diploma, elected by and from the postgraduate students l) such other persons as the Council may appoint after considering the advice of the Academic Board. The Board continued on similar lines to the Professorial Board, with the Academic Board having the responsibility of furthering and co-ordinating the work of the faculties and board of studies and of encouraging scholarship and research, and with advising the Vice-Chancellor and Council on matters of policy relating to the academic activities and the academic structure and development of the University (III, 2, a). The by-laws also dictated the election of a President and Deputy President from the members of the Board (III, 10, 1). The Academic Board held its first meeting on 5th July, 1988. At this meeting Professor D. J. Anderson was elected the first President and Dr J. Y. Morrison first Deputy President of the Board. Four Standing Committees were established - the Policy Advisory Committee, the Postgraduate Studies Committee, the Undergraduate Studies Committee and an Academic Planning & Services Committee (resolution 88/21). An Agenda Committee was also formed (resolution 88/20). In 1996 changes were made to the By-laws that affected the Academic Board. The number of members rose, with the two Deputy Vice-Chancellors and the Dean of the Australian Graduate School of Management added to the Board (4, 48). Under the new by-laws (49, 1) the Board's functions are: a) to be the principal academic body of the University; and b) to further and co-ordinate the work of the faculties, boards of studies and other academic units, and to encourage teaching, scholarship and research; and c) to advise the Vice-Chancellor and Council on matters relating to teaching, scholarship and research within the University; and d) to consider and report on matters referred to it by the Council or by the Vice-Chancellor; and e) to have such functions of the Council as the Council may, from time to time, delegate to it. As well, along with the President, there were now two Deputy Presidents elected (50, 1). In 2013, the President of the Academic Board was Professor Prem Ramburuth, with Associate Professor David Cohen and Associate Professor Stephen Fortescue as Deputy Presidents. The Board also had seven Committees - Academic Board Advisory Committee, Committee on Research, Higher Degree Research Committee, Committee on Education, Postgraduate Coursework Committee, Undergraduate Studies Committee and the Pre-University and Alternative Education Committee. Subordinate agency: Undergraduate Studies Committee of the Academic Board - 05/07/1988 Standing Committee of the Academic Board Subordinate agency: Teaching & Learning Committee of the Academic Board - 01/09/1992 - 01/08/1998 Standing Committee of the Academic Board Subordinate agency: Faculty of Engineering - 01/07/1988 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Faculty of Arts (1960 - 1990) / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (1990 - ) - 01/07/1988 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Faculty of Law - 01/07/1988 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Board of Studies in Science (1973 - 1976) / Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics (1976 - 2000) - 01/07/1988 - 10/04/2000 Subordinate agency: Faculty of Commerce (c.1954 - 1988) / Faculty of Commerce & Economics (1988 - 2006) - 01/07/1988 - 23/11/2006 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Board of Vocational Studies (1960 - 1973) / Board of Professional Studies (1973 - 1975) / Faculty of Professional Studies (1975 - 1996) - 01/07/1988 - 31/12/1996 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Faculty of Medicine - 01/07/1988 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Faculty of Science (1) - 01/07/1988 - 30/06/1997 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Faculty of Architecture (1950 - 1993) / Faculty of the Built Environment (1993 - ) - 01/07/1988 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Faculty of Technology (1956 - 1960) / Faculty of Applied Science (1960 - 1997) - 01/07/1988 - 30/06/1997 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Faculty of Biological Sciences (1968 - 1987) / Faculty of Biological & Behavioural Sciences (1987 - 1997) - 01/07/1988 - 30/06/1997 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Academic Services Committee of the Academic Board - 05/07/1988 - 01/12/2009 Subordinate agency: Committee on Education of the Academic Board - 02/06/1998 Subordinate agency: Policy (1988 - 2011) / Academic Board (2011 - ) Advisory Committee of the Academic Board - 05/07/1988 Subordinate agency: Postgraduate Studies (1988 - 1998) / Postgraduate Coursework (1998 - ) Committee of the Academic Board - 05/07/1988 Standing Committee of the Academic Board Subordinate agency: Education Committee of the Academic Board - 02/04/1991 - 07/07/1992 Standing Committee of the Academic Board Subordinate agency: Board of Studies in Professional Studies - 02/12/1996 - 31/01/1999 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Faculty of Science & Technology - 01/07/1997 - 30/06/2001 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Faculty of the College of Fine Arts (COFA) (1990 - 2014) / Faculty of Art and Design (2014 - ) - 01/01/1990 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: General Education Committee of the Academic Board - 06/12/1994 - 08/08/2002 Standing Committee Subordinate agency: Committee on Research of the Academic Board - 03/02/1998 Standing Committee Subordinate agency: Faculty of Life Sciences - 01/07/1997 - 30/06/2001 Under [the Academic Board's] authority every faculty is to exercise the powers, authorities & discretions & perform the duties vested in and conferred on it (UNSW By-law 1996, 53(6)). Subordinate agency: Pre-University Education (2002 - 2009) / Pre-University and Alternative Education (2009 - ) Committee of the Academic Board - 04/12/2001 Standing Committee Subordinate agency: Cross Faculty Standing Committee for Science - 10/04/2000 - 30/06/2001 Subordinate agency: UNSW Asia Liaison Committee of the Academic Board - 05/10/2004 Standing Committee of the Academic Board Subordinate agency: Faculty of Science (2) - 01/07/2001 Subordinate agency: Faculty of Business (2006 - 2007) / Australian School of Business at UNSW (2007 - 2014) / UNSW Australia Business School (2014 - ) - 03/07/2006 Controlling Organisation: UNSW - 01/07/1988- The Academic Board [is] ... the principal academic body of the University (UNSW By-law 1996 - 49(1))
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    The formation of the Professorial Board was provided for in Chapter III of the by-laws passed by Council on 12th September, 1949 (resolution 5). These stated that the Professors and Associate Professors in the several Faculties and such other persons as Council may appoint shall form a Board, to be called the Professorial Board (III, 1). The Board was to be specially charged with the duty of furthering and co-ordinating the work of Faculties and Departments and of encouraging scholarship and research and of considering the studies and discipline of the University (III, 4, i). Specifically the Board could consider reports made to it by any faculty, appoint internal and external examiners, prescribe books and details of subjects for lectures, determine the conditions of competition for any post-graduate award, decide all questions of admission ad eundem gradum and advanced standing and submit recommendations to Council regarding teaching staff and academic standing (III, 4, ii). As well, any member of the Professorial Board was given the power to suspend any student, as long as the misconduct occurred in the Department or presence of the member (III, 5, a). The by-laws also dictated that the first Chairman of the Professorial Board would be elected in May, 1950 (III, 2). Meetings would be held at the discretion of the Chairman or at the written request of the President, Director or three members of the Board (III, 6, a). At the 13th March, 1950 meeting of Council it was determined that until July, 1950, the professors already appointed should act as a committee with authority to consider all matters which, in accordance with the provision of Chapter III of the By-laws (the Professorial Board), shall be within the jurisdiction of the Professorial Board when constituted (resolution 40ii). The first meeting of Professorial staff had in fact already taken place on 1st February, 1950, with Director A. Denning as Chairman, and meetings were held generally on a weekly basis until the end of June. Under the provision in the by-laws, on 31st May, 1950 Denning was formally elected as Chairman of the Professorial Board. The first committees of the Professorial Board were determined at the Professorial Committee's meeting on 6th June, 1950. These were Buildings & Sites, Equipment & Supplies, Research, Graduate School & Post-Graduate Studies, Publications & Library, Academic Studies & Standards and Staff & Students. The Professorial Board held its first official meeting on 4th July, 1950. At this meeting, the membership of the first seven committees named by the Professorial Committee on the 6th June was finalised. By the time of the last meeting of the Board on 7th June, 1988, approximately eighty committees had come and gone throughout the Board's existence. At the 14th September, 1987 meeting of Council changes to Chapter III of the by-laws were passed (resolution 87/99c). As a result, effective July 1988, the Professorial Board ceased to exist and the Academic Board was established in its place. Subordinate agency: Faculty of Engineering - 08/05/1950 - 30/06/1988 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Faculty of Arts (1960 - 1990) / Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (1990 - ) - 01/01/1960 - 30/06/1988 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Faculty of Law - 13/07/1964 - 30/06/1988 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Board of Studies in Science (1973 - 1976) / Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics (1976 - 2000) - 14/05/1973 - 30/06/1988 Subordinate agency: Faculty of Commerce (c.1954 - 1988) / Faculty of Commerce & Economics (1988 - 2006) - 12/07/1954 - 30/06/1988 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Board of Vocational Studies (1960 - 1973) / Board of Professional Studies (1973 - 1975) / Faculty of Professional Studies (1975 - 1996) - 12/09/1960 - 30/06/1988 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Faculty of Medicine - 01/05/1960 - 30/06/1988 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Faculty of Science (1) - 08/05/1950 - 30/06/1988 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Faculty of Architecture (1950 - 1993) / Faculty of the Built Environment (1993 - ) - 08/05/1950 - 30/06/1988 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Faculty of Technology (1956 - 1960) / Faculty of Applied Science (1960 - 1997) - 14/05/1956 - 30/06/1988 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Faculty of Biological Sciences (1968 - 1987) / Faculty of Biological & Behavioural Sciences (1987 - 1997) - 22/01/1968 - 30/06/1988 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - 12/07/1954 - 31/12/1959 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and Degrees of the Faculty (NSWUT By-laws 1949, Chapter IV, 4) Subordinate agency: Academic Studies & Standards (1950 - 1951) / Academic Standards & Studies (1951 - 1961) / Admissions Committee (1961 - 1988) of the Professorial Board - 06/06/1950 - 30/06/1988 Subordinate agency: Publications & Library (1950 - 1951) / Library (1951 - 1988) Committee of the Professorial Board - 06/06/1950 - 03/05/1988 Subordinate agency: Graduate Studies & Research (1952) / Research & Graduate Studies (1952 - 1961) / Research & Higher Awards Committee (1961 - 1988) of the Professorial Board - 12/02/1952 - 14/07/1988 Subordinate agency: Executive Committee of the Professorial Board - 10/11/1959 - 30/06/1988 Subordinate agency: Advanced & Extension Studies (1961 - 1980) / Continuing Education (1980 - 1988) Committee of the Professorial Board - 14/02/1961 - 07/07/1988 Subordinate agency: Matriculation Committee of the Professorial Board - 11/09/1962 - 30/06/1988 Subordinate agency: Joint Newcastle / Sydney Liaison Committee of the Professorial Board - 10/12/1963 - 14/05/1965 Subordinate agency: Computing Science Committee of the Professorial Board - 14/09/1965 - 06/11/1984 Subordinate agency: Computer Committee of the Professorial Board - 06/11/1984 - 30/06/1988 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee to Consider Examination Procedures of the Professorial Board - 07/02/1967 - 12/03/1968 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee to Consider Teacher Education in Science-Based Subjects of the Professorial Board - 06/08/1974 - 07/10/1975 Subordinate agency: Augmented Semester Committee of the Professorial Board - 02/10/1975 - 29/08/1979 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee on School Government of the Professorial Board - 07/09/1976 - 05/06/1979 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee on Teacher Education Scholarships of the Professorial Board - 06/12/1977 - 06/06/1978 Subordinate agency: Academic Planning Committee of the Professorial Board - 07/04/1987 - 01/07/1988 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee on the Academic Performance of Students in the First Year of the B. 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Course of the Professorial Board - 06/03/1973 - 29/08/1973 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee on the Abolition of Honours in the Faculty of Law of the Professorial Board - 06/11/1973 - 05/02/1974 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee to Review Policy Concerning the Award of Medals of the Professorial Board - 31/10/1973 - 05/03/1974 Subordinate agency: Inter Faculty Committee of the Professorial Board on Administrative Type Courses Within the University - 10/11/1964 - 14/06/1966 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee to Review Administrative Procedures (1974 - 1976) / Committee on Administrative Procedures in Relation to Professorial Board Activities (1976-1982) / Administrative Procedures Committee (1982-1988) of the Professorial Board - 31/07/1974 - 30/06/1988 Subordinate agency: Bachelor of Science (Technology) Courses Review Committee of the Professorial Board - 13/12/1966 - 11/11/1969 Subordinate agency: Board of Management of the Institute of Administration - 14/03/1960 - 14/05/1979 In academic affairs [the Board] reports to the Professorial Board (Council resolution 60/20) Subordinate agency: Interfaculty Enrolment Procedures Committee of the Professorial Board - 19/02/1957 - 30/06/1988 Subordinate agency: Committee to Review First-Year Results in Science-Based Courses of the Professorial Board - 12/11/1968 - 10/12/1979 Subordinate agency: Standing Committee on General Education of the Professorial Board - 01/03/1983 - 07/09/1988 Subordinate agency: Professorial Board Committee on Health Personnel Education - 06/11/1973 - 14/05/1984 Subordinate agency: Faculty of Military Studies - 10/07/1967 - 31/12/1985 Each Faculty shall consider and report to the Professorial Board upon all matters relating to the studies, lectures, examinations and degrees of the faculty (UNSW By-laws 1987, Chapter IV, 6) Subordinate agency: Honorary Degrees Committee of the Professorial Board - 31/07/1981 - 22/06/1988 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee of the Professorial Board to Consider the Future of Graduate Studies in Industrial Design - 04/03/1975 - 04/05/1976 Subordinate agency: Professorial Board's Committee to Consider Industrial Arts / Industrial Design Proposals - 01/06/1976 - 03/05/1977 Subordinate agency: Accreditation Committee for Staff of the Royal Australian Naval College, Jervis Bay - 10/07/1967 - 03/08/1983 Subordinate agency: Joint Advisory Committee of the University of New South Wales & the Royal Australian Naval College, Jervis Bay - 10/07/1967 - 16/12/1986 Subordinate agency: New Chairs Committee of the Professorial Board - 02/02/1965 - 30/06/1988 Subordinate agency: Interfaculty Timetables & Accommodation Committee of the Professorial Board - 18/09/1953 - 06/09/1984 Subordinate agency: Open Day (1955 - 1969) / Open Day Steering (1969 - c.1977) Committee of the Professorial Board - 13/12/1955 - 21/10/1977 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee of the Professorial Board on Postgraduate Re-Education - 04/03/1975 - 04/10/1977 Subordinate agency: Committee to Investigate the Workings of the Professorial Board - 08/12/1970 - 04/04/1972 Subordinate agency: Re-enrolment Committee of the Professorial Board - 08/08/1961 - 28/07/1988 Subordinate agency: Resources Allocation Advisory Committee of the Professorial Board - 03/05/1977 - 30/06/1988 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee on Semester System, Unit Courses & Credit Systems of the Professorial Board - 14/03/1967 - 01/04/1975 Subordinate agency: Professorial Board's Ad Hoc Committee on the Semester System - 06/05/1975 - 02/12/1975 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee of the Professorial Board on Staff Mobility & Probationary Contracts - 05/06/1979 - 03/03/1981 Subordinate agency: Professorial Board Standing Committee for Four-Year Concurrent Courses Teacher Education - 05/09/1978 - 18/12/1986 Subordinate agency: University Teaching & Student Counselling Committee of the Professorial Board - 10/10/1961 - 08/04/1969 Subordinate agency: Teacher Education Standing Committee (Science-Based Subjects) of the Professorial Board - 07/10/1975 - 10/03/1978 Controlling Organisation: UNSW - 12/09/1949-30/06/1988
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    <import_note> The imported title was longer than allowed. Full title from import file: Committee of Chairmen of Professorial Boards or the equivalent in the Universities of NSW and the ACT (1966 - 1985) / Committee of Chairmen of University Academic Boards in NSW and the ACT (1985 - 1989) / Committee of Chairmen of the Academic Boards of Universities in NSW and the ACT (1989 - 1990) / Committee of Chairs of Academic Boards of Universities in NSW and the ACT (1990) / Committee of Chairs of Academic Boards/Senates of Universities in NSW and the ACT (1991 - ) </import_note> The Committee of Chairmen of Professorial Boards or the equivalent in the Universities of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory appears to have commenced operations on 16 November 1966. Although the Archives only holds minutes for this committee dating from 1970 onwards, in volume 2 of the minutes (S1788) there is an index to meetings dating back to 16 November 1966.\r\n\r\nAt the Committee's meeting on 3 August 1985, it was decided that as only one of the seven universities in NSW and the ACT now had a Professorial Board, the Committee should be renamed the Committee of Chairmen of University Academic Boards in NSW and the ACT.\r\n\r\nFrom the 31 July 1989 meeting, the Committee became known as the Committee of Chairmen of the Academic Boards of Universities in NSW and the ACT.\r\n\r\nFrom the 20 November 1990 meeting, the Committee became known as the Committee of Chairs of Academic Boards of Universities in NSW and the ACT.\r\n\r\nFrom the 21 March 1991 meeting, the Committee became known as the Committee of Chairs of Academic Boards/Senates of Universities in NSW and the ACT. Controlling Organisation: UNSW - by 16/11/1966-
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    <import_note> The imported title was longer than allowed. Full title from import file: Notes of the Committee of Chairmen of Professorial Boards or the equivalent in the Universities of NSW and the ACT (1966 - 1985) / Committee of Chairmen of University Academic Boards in NSW and the ACT (1985 - 1989) / Committee of Chairmen of the Academic Boards of Universities in NSW and the ACT (1989 - 1990) / Committee of Chairs of Academic Boards of Universities in NSW and the ACT (1990) / Committee of Chairs of Academic Boards/Senates of Universities in NSW and the ACT (1991 - ) </import_note> This series consists of notes of of the Committee of Committee of Chairmen of Professorial Boards or the equivalent in the Universities of NSW and the ACT / Committee of Chairmen of University Academic Boards in NSW and the ACT / Committee of Chairmen of the Academic Boards of Universities in NSW and the ACT / Committee of Chairs of Academic Boards of Universities in NSW and the ACT / Committee of Chairs of Academic Boards/Senates of Universities in NSW and the ACT.\r\n\r\nThe material is typed - until 1994 the material was bound, afterwards it is maintained in manilla folders.\r\n\r\nNo notes are held for any meetings prior to October 1970.
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    The Academic Services Committee was formed by the Academic Board on 5th July, 1988 (resolution 88/22). Its terms of reference were: 1.To assess the adequacy of and to make recommendations on the general priorities for educational support services for the teaching, research and scholarship functions of the University, including library services, computing, major equipment, and those services provided by bodies such as the Audio Visual Unit, the Tertiary Education Research Centre and the Educational Testing Centre. 2.To assess the adequacy of and to make recommendations on the general priorities for the allocation of space and other matters overseen by the Property Department which affect the teaching, research and scholarship functions of the University. 3.To refer to the Policy Advisory Committee, where appropriate, any matter arising within the remit of the Academic Services Committee. The first meeting of the Committee was on 16th August, 1988 with Dr. D. C. Hunt as the Presiding Member. At the 1 December 2009 Academic Board meeting it was approved that the Academic Services Committee be disbanded and its academic functions distributed to the Academic Board (resolution AB09/157). Subordinate agency: Computing Sub-Committee of the Academic Services Committee of the Academic Board - 20/09/1988 - 12/11/1993 Subordinate agency: Library Advisory Committee of the Academic Services Committee of the Academic Board - 07/09/1993 - 06/08/2002 Subordinate agency: Information Technology Committee of the Academic Services Committee of the Academic Board - 05/12/1995 - 06/08/2002 Controlling Organisation: UNSW - 05/07/1988-01/12/2009
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    The Board of Studies in Science was created by Council on 14th May, 1973 through resolution 73/86. This resolution detailed that the Board was to discharge the functions of a faculty in relation to the academic administration of the Science course (397) leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science. Prior to the existence of the Board, the Faculties of Science and the Biological Sciences had found it difficult to communicate over the arrangements for Science course (397) (file 00027848, 96A3, Box 3). The first meeting of the Board took place on 9th October, 1973, with Professor R. M. Golding as the Board's initial chair. On 8th March, 1976, under resolution 76/45, Council changed the designation of the Science course (397) to the Science & Mathematics course (397). Consequently, to reflect this difference, at the same time Council altered the Board's name to the Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics. The Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics was disestablished by Council on 10th April, 2000 (resolution CL000/15). The last meeting of the Committee was held on 8th March, 2000. Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee to Review the Aims & Philosophy of the Science (1973 - 1976) / Science & Mathematics (1976 - 1978) Course of the Board of Studies in Science (1973 - 1976) / Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics (1976 - 1978) - 20/03/1974 - 19/07/1978 Subordinate agency: Ad Hoc Committee to Review Double Degree Courses Offered Jointly by the Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics & Other Faculties of the Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics - 09/02/1977 - 28/06/1977 Subordinate agency: Examinations Committee of the Board of Studies in Science (1973 - 1976) / Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics (1976 - 1980) - 20/03/1974 - 11/06/1980 Subordinate agency: Planning & Development Committee of the Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics - 19/07/1978 - 10/04/2000 Subordinate agency: Applied Computing Program Committee of the Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics - 05/05/1981 - 31/12/1982 Subordinate agency: Joint meeting of the Planning & Development Committee & the Standing Committee on Programs of the Board of Studies in Science & Mathematics - 31/01/1984 - 15/02/1984 Subordinate agency: Department of Aviation - 31/10/1994 - 30/06/1997 Controlling Organisation: UNSW - 14/05/1973-10/04/2000
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    On 7th May, 1981 an agreement was signed between the Commonwealth Government and UNSW to establish a University College within the Defence Force Academy, thereby replacing the responsibilities of the Faculty of Military Studies. The final meeting of the Faculty was held on 8 November 1985, which coincided with the inaugural meeting of the new Academic Board of the University College. The University College came into effect on 1st January, 1986. The first Rector of the College was Professor Geoff Wilson. The Academy was termed a "tri-force college", as it was a combined site for the three wings of the defence services (army, navy, and air force). The University College was the responsible for the academic elements at the site, while the Department of Defence was responsible for military elements. The advisory body, the Academy Council [AGENCY811], reported to both the Department (on the progress of the Academy) and the University (on the progress of the College). At the 20 August 2012 Council approved the change in name of the University College to "UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy" (resolution CL12/39). Two shortened forms of name "UNSW Canberra" and "UNSW Canberra at ADFA" were also approved at this Council meeting. Controlling Organisation: UNSW - 01/01/1986 -
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    The Undergraduate Studies Committee was formed by the Academic Board on 5th July, 1988 (resolution 88/21). The Committee's terms of reference were: 1. To recommend and periodically to review, the goals, objectives and standards of undergraduate education within the University, including general and contextual education. 2. To develop and recommend policy for achieving these goals, objectives and standards. 3. To recommend the educational requirements in terms of which the goals, objectives and standards can be attained, particularly in relation to matriculation, selection, admission, credit and transfer accreditation, assessment and re-enrolment. 4. To recommend, and periodically to review, the organisational arrangements, jurisdictions of faculties and boards, timetabling, teaching space allocations, student welfare and support services, and client contacts (such as prospective students, prospective employers and professional organisations), which will facilitate the attainment of the goals, objectives and standards of undergraduate education. 5. To recommend for approval new course proposals and periodically to review existing courses to ensure that the curriculum design and content comply with University policy on undergraduate education. 6. To monitor and advise on effective liaison and communication channels between undergraduate students and the academic staff of the University. 7. To refer to the Policy Advisory Committee, where appropriate, any matter arising within the remit of the Undergraduate Studies Committee. The first meeting of the Committee was on 18th August, 1988 with Professor W. R. Albury as the Presiding Member. In 2003 the Presiding Member of the Committee was Dr. D. Morgan. Subordinate agency: Languages Advisory Committee of the Undergraduate Studies Committee (1990 - 1995) / Teaching & Learning Committee (1995 - 1998) of the Academic Board - 13/03/1990 - 04/04/1995 Standing Committee of the Undergraduate Studies Committee of the Academic Board Subordinate agency: Curriculum Sub-Committee (1988 - 1992) / Curriculum Committee (1992 - 1998) of the Undergraduate Studies Committee of the Academic Board - 15/09/1988 - 01/08/1998 Subordinate agency: General Education Sub-Committee (1989 - 1992) / General Education Committee (1992 - 1994) of the Undergraduate Studies Committee of the Academic Board - 01/08/1989 - 06/12/1994 Subordinate agency: Aboriginal Education Sub-Committee (1988 - 1992) / Aboriginal Education Committee (1992 - 1994) of the Academic Board - 15/09/1988 - 10/08/1995 Subordinate agency: Admission & Progressions Sub-Committee (1988 - 1992) / Admissions & Progressions Committee (1992 - 1998) of the Undergraduate Studies Committee of the Academic Board - 15/09/1988 - 01/08/1998 Controlling Organisation: UNSW - 05/07/1988-
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    The UNSW Asia Liaison Committee was formed by the Academic Board on 5 October 2004 (resolution AB04/125). The Committee's terms of reference were: 1. To provide academic advice on UNSW Asia from the Board. 2. To serve as a reporting point, on academic matters, to the Board and its Committees for the various working groups on UNSW Asia. 3. To provide advice to the Board and its Committees on academic programs, student matters, academic services matters and research matters at UNSW Asia. 4. To serve as a liaison point for academic structures at UNSW Asia as they established. 5. To recommend a more permanent structure for liaison between UNSW Asia and the Academic Board at UNSW when the new structures are established. The first meeting of the Committee was on 18 November 2004 with Dr Chris Daly as the Presiding Member. At the 3 July 2007 Academic Board meeting, the UNSW Asia Liaison Committee was disestablished (resolution AB07/67). Controlling Organisation: UNSW - 05/10/2004-
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    The Policy Advisory Committee was created by the Academic Board on 5th July, 1988 (resolution 88/22). The Committee's terms of reference were: 1.To review and contribute to the University's processes of corporate planning and resource allocation. 2.To establish when necessary task-specific groups to analyse and report on likely impacts of, and options for responding to, issues considered by the Committee. 3.To recommend terms of reference for any ad hoc group charged by the Academic Board with the review of any unit or units engaged in teaching and research. 4.To review and make recommendations concerning the establishment and disestablishment of professorial positions within the University. 5.To consider and report on any matter referred to it by the Academic Board or any of its standing committees, the Vice-Chancellor, or Council. 6.To review and report annually on the work of the Academic Board. The initial meeting of the Committee occurred on 12th August, 1988 with Professor D. J. Anderson as the Presiding Member. At the 1 November 2011 Academic Board meeting, the Committee was re-named the Academic Board Advisory Committee (resolution AB11/139). Controlling Organisation: UNSW - 05/07/1988-