The University of Wollongong Act 1989 (as amended) provides that the governing authority of the University shall be the Council. The Council acts for and on behalf of the University and controls and manages the University's affairs.
Prof Jacqui Ramagge (no longer on Council); Mr Bradley Parkinson; Mr Peter Fitzgerald; A/Prof Rodney Vickers; Ms Theresa Hoynes; Prof Paul Wellings CBE (Vice-Chancellor); Mr Robert Ryan; Ms Jillian Broadbent AO (Chancellor); Dr Stephen Andersen OAM; Mr Dom Figliomeni; Mr Geoff O'Donnell; Dr Elizabeth Magassy; Ms Jane Bridge; Mr Paul Ell (no longer on Council); Mr Noel Cornish (Deputy Chancellor); Mr Michael Zelinksy
Absent: Ms Nieves Murray; Prof Wilma Vialle; Dr Alex Zelinsky, Ms Alyssa Royters
- Role and Function
- List of Current Members
- Council Member Profiles
- Meeting Dates and Deadlines
- Agenda and Council Papers
- Council Meeting Summaries
- The Secretary to the Council
- Public Access to Meetings
- Status of Council Committees
- Council Constitution Rules
- Council Elections
- Council Handbook
Meeting Dates and Deadlines
Six meetings are normally held in alternate months from February each year.
- Meeting Dates and Deadlines for the current year.
A quorum consists of a majority of the total number of members.
Agenda and Council Papers
The Agenda is sent to all members, at least one week in advance of a meeting.
The minutes are circulated to members after the meeting for confirmation at the following meeting.
The Secretary to the Council
The Chief Administrative Officer, Ms Melva Crouch, is the Secretary to the Council. She is responsible for the preparation and issue of all Council documents. She is assisted by the Deputy Secretary, Dr Nancy Huggett.
Public Access to Meetings
The Council resolved in August 1975 that Council meetings would be open to members of the University (although attendance is limited to 10). Members of the University wishing to attend a Council meeting should contact Dr Huggett, Deputy Secretary to Council, in advance of the meeting.The Vice-Chancellor arranges for decisions of the Council to be reported to the press whenever this is appropriate.
Status of Council Committees
The Act provides that the Council may by resolution delegate all or any of its powers and functions under the Act, except the power of delegation itself, to any members or to any committee of its members, or to any officer or officers of the University. Committees of Council may decide matters within delegations received from the Council, but otherwise make recommendations to the Council.
The Schedule includes meeting details for University Council and Council committees, Academic Senate and its committees, as well as Faculty and other University Committees.