The role of the Assessment Sub-Committee is to make investigations and advise the Academic Board, through the Teaching and Learning Committee, in relation to any matter associated with the conduct of assessment.

    2022 meeting dates

    MeetingDate and Time
    ASC 2022/01: meetingWednesday, 19 January 2022, 14:00
    ASC 2022/02: meetingWednesday, 2 March 2022, 14:00
    ASC 2022/03: meetingWednesday, 13 April 2022, 14:00
    ASC 2022/04: meetingTuesday, 7 June 2022, 14:00
    ASC 2022/05: meetingWednesday, 27 July 2022, 14:00
    ASC 2022/06: meetingWednesday, 21 September 2022, 14:00
    ASC 2022/07: meetingTuesday, 26 October 2022, 14:00

     

    General Information

    • Committee name: Assessment Sub-Committee
    • Reporting to: Teaching and Learning Committee
    • Contact: Mr Stephen Gillard — Senior Manager, Senior Manager, Examinations and Timetable Services
    • Version (effective date): version 18 (7 June 2022)
    • Sub-Committees: nil
    • Quorum: five
    • Notes: abbreviated as ASC

    Terms of Reference

    The role of the Assessment Sub-Committee is to make investigations and advise the Academic Board, through the Teaching and Learning Committee, in relation to any matter associated with the conduct of assessment.  In this role, the Assessment Sub-Committee will—

    • Review, monitor and promote quality assurance in assessment and report to the Academic Board through the Teaching and Learning Committee;
    • Advise the Academic Board, through Teaching and Learning Committee, on policies designed to enhance the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of assessment; and
    • Determine any matter arising in connection with, or incidental to, assessment where there is no other officer or body of the University as required or authorised by policy and procedures, to determine it.

    Composition

    Ex-Officio members           
    • Deputy President, Academic Board or nominee (Chair)
    • Academic Registrar or nominee
    • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) or nominee
    Other members 
    • Two (2) faculty Associate Deans (Academic), at least one of whom  is a member of the Teaching and Learning Committee, appointed by the Chair of the Assessment Sub-Committee
    • One (1) undergraduate student representative nominated by the University of Queensland Union
    • One (1) postgraduate student representative nominated by the UQ Association of Postgraduate Students
    • One (1) elected member of the Academic Board nominated by the Academic Board Standing Committee
    • Up to four (4) members of academic staff with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of the Assessment Sub-Committee
    • UQ Library representative, nomianted by the UQ Librarian
    Observer            
    • President of the Academic Board
    • Manager, Student Complaints and Grievance Resolution.

    Administrative Arrangements

    • The term of the Associate Deans (Academic) is two (2) years.
    • The Senior Manager, Examinations and Timetable Services, provides secretarial services and is assisted by the Senior Administration Officer, Examinations
    Membership categoryRoleNameUnit/affiliation
    Ex officioDeputy President of the Board or nominee (Chairperson)Professor Lydia KavanaghDeputy President of the Board 
    Ex officioAcademic Registrar or nomineeMs Helen MorahanDeputy Director, Academic Services
    Ex officioPro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)Professor Karen BensonDirector, Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
    AppointedAssociate Dean (Academic) appointed by the Chair of ASCAssociate Professor Liza O'MooreFaculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
    AppointedAssociate Dean (Academic) appointed by the Chair of ASCProfessor Nick ShawFaculty of Medicine
    AppointedAcademic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASCProfessor Mark HorswillSchool of Psychology
    AppointedAcademic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASCMs Aliisa MylonasFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
    AppointedAcademic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASCDr Christine SladeInstitute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
    AppointedAcademic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASCAssociate Professor Sally ButlerFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    AppointedUndergraduate student nominated by the UQ UnionMx Elias BlanchUndergraduate student
    AppointedPostgraduate student nominated by the UQ APSMr Ian TrinhPostgraduate student representative
    AppointedElected member of the Academic Board nominated by the Academic Board Standing CommitteeAssociate Professor Jay Weerawardena 
    ObserverPresident of the BoardProfessor Craig Franklin 
    ObserverManager, Student Complaints and Grievance Resolution.Dr Rod Whybird 
    SecretariatSecretaryMr Stephen GillardSenior Manager, Examinations and Timetable Services — ASD
    SecretariatAssistant SecretaryMr Matt HawkinsSenior Administrative Officer (Acting), Examinations and Timetable Services — ASD

    *As on 9 September 2022