Development Committee

What does the Committee do?

The Development Committee's responsibilities are outlined in full in the Development Committee Charter.  Its key areas of focus are:

  • the strategic direction of the University
  • strategic planning and monitoring performance
  • growth strategies
  • national and international positioning and competitive performance
  • campus planning and development, estate management, capital expenditure and asset utilisation
  • strategies in relation to digital and information technologies
  • strategic investments.

Committee Members

Mr Kevin Young (Chair)

Mr Paul Jeans

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO (Vice-Chancellor)

Professor Victoria Haskins

Mr Robert (Bob) Kennedy AM

Associate Professor Brendan Boyle

Ms Julie Phillips

Dr Stephanie Fahey


Meeting Location and Dates

Location: Committee Room, The Chancellery, Callaghan Campus

Meeting DateMeeting Time
Thursday 25 March 202111.00am - 1.00pm
Thursday 27 May 20211.30pm - 4.00pm
Thursday 29 July 20211.30pm - 4.00pm
Thursday 23 September 202111.00am - 1.00pm
Thursday 25 November 202111.00am - 1.00pm

You can find all Council meeting dates and the full Council calendar here.

Reports and Papers

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.