Elections

Elections are conducted by the University Secretary as Returning Officer for various positions on University bodies (Council, Committees, Academic Senate etc). Many other bodies conduct their own elections for positions on those bodies.

This webpage only deals with those elections undertaken by the University Secretary.


Current Staff Elections

There are no current staff elections.

Recent Results

President of the Academic Senate

Nominations were called to elect a President of the Academic Senate for a term of office of three years commencing 1 January 2020. At the close of the nomination period, two valid nominations were received.

A ballot was held and the successful candidate is:

  • Professor Victoria Haskins

Academic staff on Academic Senate

Nominations were called to fill elected academic staff positions on the Academic Senate with a term of office from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021. At the close of nominations, three positions were filled unopposed and four positions received no valid nominations. Ballots were held for four positions.

To view the list of newly elected members and outstanding vacant positions, click here.


Academic staff on Faculty Boards

Nominations were called to fill academic staff positions on the Faculty Boards with a term of office commencing 1 January 2020.  At the close of nominations, nine positions were filled unopposed and five positions received no valid nominations. A ballot was held for one position.

To view the list of newly elected Faculty Board members and outstanding vacant positions, click here.

STUDENT ELECTIONS

Visit the Student Elections Web Page for more information on student elections for positions on Council, Academic Senate, Faculty Boards and NUPSA.

Questions?

Contact the Deputy Returning Officer, Council and Records Management for further information on elections@newcastle.edu.au