Information about upcoming and recent Elections for the University of Newcastle

Elections

Elections are conducted by the University Secretary (as Returning Officer) for various positions on University bodies (Councils, Committees, Boards etc). Many other bodies conduct their own elections for positions on those bodies. This site only deals with those elections undertaken by the University Secretary.

Notice of Ballots for Academic Senate

NOTICE OF BALLOT - ELECTION OF THREE MEMBERS OF THE PROFESSORIATE (LEVEL D OR E) TO THE ACADEMIC SENATE

A preferential ballot will be held to elect three members of the professoriate (academic staff appointed to Level D or E) to the Academic Senate for a term of office from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

The candidates in this election are:

  • Professor Regina Berretta (FENBE)
  • Professor Robert Betz (FENBE)
  • Professor Alison Hutton (FHEAM)
  • Professor Sally Chan (FHEAM)
  • Professor  Kypros Kypri (FHEAM)
  • Associate Professor Maree Gruppetta (Wollutuka)
  • Professor Victoria Haskins (FEDUA)
  • Associate Professor Phillip McIntyre (FEDUA)
  • Professor Mario Minichiello (FEDUA)
  • Professor Lisa Toohey (FBUSL)
  • Professor Rebecca Mitchell (FBUSL)

Candidate statements are available here.

Academic staff appointed to level D or E, who hold a substantive academic position of 0.5 full-time equivalent or above with a contract period of 12 months or longer (except those who are ex-officio members of the Academic Senate) are eligible to vote in this election.

NOTICE OF BALLOT - ELECTION OF ONE MEMBER (LEVEL D OR E) TO THE ACADEMIC SENATE FROM NON-CALLAGHAN CAMPUS

A preferential ballot will be held to elect one member (academic staff appointed to Level D or E) to the Academic Senate from Non-Callaghan campus for a term of office from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

The candidates in this election are:

  • Professor Kypros Kypri (HMRI)
  • Professor Mario Minichiello (New Space)
  • Professor Rebecca Mitchell (New Space)
  • Professor Lisa Toohey (New Space)

Candidate statements are available here.

Academic staff appointed to level D or E from non-Callaghan campus, who hold a substantive academic position of 0.5 full-time equivalent or above with a contract period of 12 months or longer (except those who are ex-officio members of the Academic Senate) are eligible to vote in this election.

NOTICE OF BALLOT - ELECTION OF ONE ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBER (LEVEL A OR B) FROM FEDUA TO THE ACADEMIC SENATE

A preferential ballot will be held to elect one academic staff member at Level A or B from the Faculty of Education and Arts to the Academic Senate for a term of office from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

The candidates in this election are:

  • Mr Greg Preston
  • Dr Stephen Smith

Candidate statements are available here.

Academic staff appointed to level A or B from the Faculty of Education and Arts, who hold a substantive academic position of 0.5 full-time equivalent or above with a contract period of 12 months or longer (except those who are ex-officio members of the Academic Senate) are eligible to vote in this election.

NOTICE OF BALLOT - ELECTION OF ONE ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBER (LEVEL E) FROM FEDUA TO THE ACADEMIC SENATE

A preferential ballot will be held to elect one academic staff member at Level E from the Faculty of Education and Arts to the Academic Senate for a term of office from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

The candidates in this election are:

  • Professor Victoria Haskins
  • Professor Mario Minichiello

Candidate statements are available here.

Academic staff appointed to level E from the Faculty of Education and Arts, who hold a substantive academic position of 0.5 full-time equivalent or above with a contract period of 12 months or longer (except those who are ex-officio members of the Academic Senate) are eligible to vote in this election.

NOTICE OF BALLOT - ELECTION OF ONE ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBER (LEVEL E) FROM FHEAM TO THE ACADEMIC SENATE

A preferential ballot will be held to elect one academic staff member at Level E from the Faculty of Health and Medicine to the Academic Senate for a term of office from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

The candidates in this election are:

  • Professor Sally Chan
  • Professor Alison Hutton
  • Professor Kypros Kypri

Candidate statements are available here.

Academic staff appointed to level E from the Faculty of Health and Medicine, who hold a substantive academic position of 0.5 full-time equivalent or above with a contract period of 12 months or longer (except those who are ex-officio members of the Academic Senate) are eligible to vote in this election.

NOTICE OF BALLOT - ELECTION OF ONE ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBER (LEVEL E) FROM FBUSL TO THE ACADEMIC SENATE

A preferential ballot will be held to elect one academic staff member at Level E from the Faculty of Business and Law to the Academic Senate for a term of office from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

The candidates in this election are:

  • Professor Rebecca Mitchell
  • Professor Lisa Toohey

Candidate statements are available here.

Academic staff appointed to level E from the Faculty of Business and Law, who hold a substantive academic position of 0.5 full-time equivalent or above with a contract period of 12 months or longer (except those who are ex-officio members of the Academic Senate) are eligible to vote in this election.

NOTICE OF BALLOT - ELECTION OF ONE ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBER (LEVEL E) FROM FENBE TO THE ACADEMIC SENATE

A preferential ballot will be held to elect one academic staff member at Level E from the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment to the Academic Senate for a term of office from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

The candidates in this election are:

  • Professor Regina Berretta
  • Professor Robert Betz

Candidate statements are available here.

Academic staff appointed to level E from the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, who hold a substantive academic position of 0.5 full-time equivalent or above with a contract period of 12 months or longer (except those who are ex-officio members of the Academic Senate) are eligible to vote in this election.

NOTICE OF BALLOT - ELECTION OF ONE ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBER FROM THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND FOUNDATION STUDIES CENTRE TO THE ACADEMIC SENATE

A preferential ballot will be held to elect one academic staff member from the English Language and Foundation Studies Centre for a term of office from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019.

The candidates in this election are:

  • Dr Joyleen Christensen
  • Dr Sharlene Leroy-Dyer

Candidate statements are available here.

Academic staff from the English Language and Foundation Studies Centre, who hold a substantive academic position of 0.5 full-time equivalent or above with a contract period of 12 months or longer (except those who are ex-officio members of the Academic Senate) are eligible to vote in this election.

How to Vote

These ballots will be conducted electronically. An invitation to vote will be sent via email to eligible staff. Voting will close at 5.00pm Wednesday 23rd August 2017.

Questions?

If you would like more information or have questions, please contact Natasha Sugden, Deputy Returning Officer on

Phone: 02 4033 9268  or email: elections@newcastle.edu.au

There are currently no Council appointment processes open.

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Visit the Student Elections Web Page for more information.