Faculty Board - Science

What does the Faculty Board do?

The Faculty of Science Faculty Board is the principal academic authority within the Faculty. It is responsible to Academic Senate for maintaining the highest standards in teaching, learning, assessment and research. It meets at regular points throughout the year.

The Faculty Board is responsible for continuous improvement, approving academic content of new courses, all faculty procedures and managing schools within the faculty. For more detailed information about the Faculty Board's roles and responsibilities read the Terms of Reference.

Faculty boards are supported by the Faculties Teaching and Learning team. You can learn more about the Faculty of Science here.

Who is on the Faculty Board?

Meet the members

2020 Meeting Dates

Location: IDC Meeting Room, IDC Building, Callaghan Campus

DateTime Papers due by
Thursday 26 March 202010:00 am - 11:00 am12 March 2020
Thursday 30 April 202010:00 am - 11:00 am16 April 2020
Thursday 18 June 202011:00 am - 12:00 noon4 June 2020
Thursday 27 August 202010:00 am - 11:00 am13 August 2020
Thursday 5 November 202010:00 am - 11:00 am22 October 2020

Other Committees

The following committees also operate with the Faculty:

  • Faculty Executive Group - Provides advice to the Pro Vice-Chancellor and committees which report to the Faculty Board
  • Faculty Teaching and Learning Committee
  • Faculty Research Committee
  • Faculty Progress and Appeals Committee
  • Academic Promotions Appraisal Committee
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • Work Health and Safety Committee
  • Faculty Research Training Committee


For information about governance of the Faculty of Science including committee meeting details and previous minutes, contact the Faculty Board Secretary - FSCI-fbsecretary@newcastle.edu.au