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Download this special issue NTEU NEWCASTLE BRANCH E-BULLETIN dedicated to the Univeristy Council candidates.
Read about their responses to NTEU questions on basic university and union ...•
It's decision time for staff in the University Council elections! So, in order to assist staff in their voting decisions, the NTEU Newcastle Branch has sent the following questions of ...•
VOTING OPENS TOMORROW FOR UNIVERSITY COUNCIL STAFF REPs
A ballot has been called for the election of staff members to University Council.
Given the power of University Council, it is ...•
NTEU members are urged to support the Newcastle University Student Association in their campaign to stop cuts to student representation on University Council. Changes to composition to staff ...•
Message from Suzanne Ryan- NTEU Newcastle Branch President
Monday, 6 August 2012 is the deadline for nominations for two members of the academic staff and one member of the non-academic staff of the ...•
Members with an interest in maintaining staff and student voice on University Council should note with concern the resolution in the 23rd March 2012 University of Newcastle Council minutes ...•
NSW State Secretary, Genevieve Kelly, has penned the following letter (Campus Review, 15 August 2011) in response to Fred Hilmer’s argument that modern university governance needs fewer elected representatives.
“Academics – and particularly historians – must have stifled a laugh when they read Fred Hilmer’s prescription for a “brave new world” of university governance. (Campus Review, June 14). According to the UNSW vice-chancellor, modern university governance needs fewer elected representatives, to create a more streamlined approach.
Reading between the lines, it’s clear Professor Hilmer thinks a university council should be little more than a rubber stamp for the whims of its executive. Elections are a messy business, after all, and to quote Campus Review, “Hilmer believes elected representatives on a council end up representing their constituents