Report on Council meeting – 27 June 2017
At its meeting held on 27 June 2017, the University Council received/considered/noted the following key matters:
Presentation from the Director, Office of the VCP on the NDIS Project
Council received a presentation from Don Maconachie, Director of the Office of the VCP, on the National Disabilities Insurance Scheme (NDIS) highlighting key matters of interest to Council.
2017-2021 April Reforecast of the University Consolidated
Council resolved to approve the 2017-2021 April Reforecast of the University Consolidated as set out in Document 6.2.2.
Moreton Bay Update
Council resolved to authorise Management to appoint one of the final three architect candidates for the Moreton Bay development following completion of reference checking and assessment of assumptions underpinning Separable Portion C funding (as set out in Document 6.2.4 Attachment 1), noting that the University would be committed to the expenditure for Separable Portions A and B even if funding agreements with the Commonwealth did not conclude successfully.
Corporate Performance Report May 2017
Council resolved to approve a change to Key Performance Indicator 1.4 – Graduate Outcomes as set out in the covering memorandum to Document 6.2.6.
Planning and Resources Committee Membership
Council resolved to reappoint David Foster to the Planning and Resources Committee for a further two years, commencing from 6 August 2017.
Council resolved to reappoint Bernard Smith to the Planning and Resources Committee for a further two years, commencing from 6 August 2017
Academic Plan KPIs
Council resolved to approve the proposed Measures and Targets for the Academic Plan 2016-2020, as set out in Document 6.2.10, noting that further work needed to be undertaken in order for targets to be finalised across all areas and that Council’s approval would be sought for the remaining targets, in due course.
Establishment of a Nominations Committee
Council resolved to approve the establishment of the Nominations Committee, replacing the Chancellor’s Committee, as set out in Document 8.2.
On this occasion, Council also received or noted the following:
- Regular reports from the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and President and the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
- Report on Exercise of Delegations
- Report on Use of the University Seal
- Minutes and reports of standing committees of Council
- Report on USC Retail
- Capital & Commercial and Asset Management Services Report
- Sustainability Management Committee Minutes
- ICSC Board Report
- Council Retreat Outcomes
- Report to Council on the Student Guild