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School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Board [Charles Sturt University]

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The inaugural meeting of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Board of Charles Sturt University (CSU) was convened on 27 July 1989. (1) The School Board was the principal academic body of the School, and as such reported directly to the Faculty of Arts Faculty Board. (2) The membership of the School Board comprised of:
- the Head of the School, who shall be the Presiding Officer;
- the members of the Professoriate of the School, up to a maximum of three members elected by and from the Professors of the School;
- one third of the non-professorial academic staff elected by and from the School, or ten members, whichever is the lesser; and
- one student elected by and from the students enrolled in courses taught by the School. (3)
The terms of reference for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Board, as approved by the Board of Governors were:
- to be the principal academic body of the School;
- to consider and make recommendations to the Faculty Board with respect to all matters relating to the courses taught by the School;
- to establish a mechanism for the determining of the standing for each student enrolled in each subject for which the school has responsibility;
- to determine the grades for each student in each subject taught by the School after recommendation by the respective examiners;
- to determine the standing for each student enrolled in each undergraduate programme for which the School has responsibility;
- determine the exclusion or enrolment status for each student who has responded to a show cause notice against exclusion from a course;
- to confirm the exclusion from a course for each student who has failed to respond to a show cause notice against exclusion;
- to make recommendations to the Faculty Board pursuant to Clause 2(b) of the Higher Degrees Committee;
- to recommend to the Faculty Board the names of students who have completed courses of study, together with recommendations as to the level of award in each case;
- to establish such sub-committees as are deemed necessary to conduct the tasks delegated; and
- to submit the minutes of its proceedings to the Faculty Board. (4)
Endnotes:
(1) Minutes of the inaugural meeting of the CSU School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Board, Meeting 1/89, 27 July 1989, p. 1.
(2) Agenda papers of the meeting of the CSU Board Of Governors, Meeting 1/91, 6 March 1991, pp. 206-207.
(3) Ibid.
(4) Ibid.
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