(a) the ex officio members specified; and (b) the appointed members, that is, heads of academic units, deputy deans and associate deans from each faculty appointed by the dean of the faculty; (c) the following elected members: (i) academic staff from each faculty elected by the academic staff of the faculty; (ii) one director of a non faculty-based research institute or centre elected by the directors of such institutes or centres; (iii) 2 undergraduate students elected by the undergraduate students; (iv) one coursework graduate student elected by the coursework graduate students; (v) one higher degree by research student elected by the higher degree by research students.
For information regarding the election of the Academic Board President and Vice-Presidents, please refer to Council Regulations s13 and 14.
The Academic Board shall have a continuing rotating membership, with half of its elected members being elected each year.
A member other than an ex officio member or a president or a vice president will be appointed or elected (as the case may be) for a 2 year term commencing 1 July following his or her appointment or election. The term of office of a member of the Academic Board referred to in subregulation 12 (1)(c)(iii), (iv) or (v) is 2 years commencing 1 January.
A member of the Academic Board is eligible for re-appointment or re-election if he or she is still qualified for appointment or election.
The information on the nomination form and provided in a candidate's statement is collected by the Returning Officer for the purpose of administering the process of nominating candidates for election to Academic Board. This includes confirming eligibility of candidates and nominators with Monash Student Education and Business Services, providing candidates' details to Monash's external e-voting service provider and publishing candidates' statements to the electorate.