CAPP considers and advises the Academic Board on matters of academic significance, such as policy relating to admission, enrolment, progression and the general award rules (excluding Part 4 — Postgraduate Research Awards).

CAPP maintains oversight of the Academic Program Approval Process, and ensures proposals to introduce and discontinue programs are conducted in accordance with PPL 3.20.01 - Academic Program Approval.

Meeting Date
CAPP 2017/01: meeting Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 10:00
CAPP 2017/02: meeting Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 10:00
CAPP 2017/03: meeting Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 10:00
CAPP 2017/04: meeting Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 10:00
CAPP 2017/05: meeting Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 10:00
CAPP 2017/06: meeting Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:00
CAPP 2017/07: meeting Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 10:00

General information

  • Committee name: Committee for Academic Programs Policy
  • Reporting to: Academic Board
  • Contact: Ms Glenda Jacobs — Director, Academic Administration
  • Version (effective date): v11 (8 February 2017)
  • Sub-Committees: Programs Sub-Committee, Special Admissions Programs Sub-Committee
  • Quorum: eight (8)
  • Notes: abbreviated as CAPP

Terms of reference

The role of the Committee for Academic Programs Policy (CAPP) is to consider and advise the Academic Board on matters of educational significance.  To do so, CAPP will:

  • develop and uphold policies that maintain the quality and effectiveness of the University's programs, including consideration of proposal for —
    • new coursework programs, including those offered offshore only and new dual programs;
    • structural changes to existing coursework programs (may include new majors and fields of study);
    • discontinuations of coursework programs, majors and fields of study;
    • the offshore offering of programs;
    • introduction of, and changes to, non-award programs;
  • advise the Academic Board on matters of policy relating to admission, enrolment, progression and the general award rules (excluding Part 4 – Postgraduate Research Awards);
  • recommend to the Academic Board policies, guidelines and procedures relating to prizes, scholarship and University Medals; and
  • act on the delegated authority of the Academic Board and make recommendations to the Vice-Chancellor regarding candidates for the award of University Medals.

Composition

Ex-Officio           

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (Chair)
  • President of the Academic Board
  • Deputy President of the Academic Board
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International)
  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)
  • Dean, UQ Graduate School
  • Academic Registrar
  • Associate Deans (Academic) from each of the six (6) faculties, including one (1) additional Associate Dean (Academic) from the Faculty of Science 

Appointed   

  • One (1) postgraduate student nominated by the UQ Associate of Postgraduate Students
  • One (1) undergraduate student nominated by the UQ Union

Observer

  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)

Administrative Arrangements

The Committee meets seven times per year; additional meetings may be scheduled if necessary.

Membership category Role Name Unit/affiliation
Ex officio
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (Chairperson)
Professor Joanne Wright
 
Ex officio
President of the Board
Professor Fred D'Agostino
 
Ex officio
Deputy President of the Board Professor Peter Adams
 
Ex officio
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)
Professor Cindy Shannon
 
Ex officio
Dean, UQ Graduate School
Professor Alastair McEwan
UQ Graduate School
Ex officio
Academic Registrar
Mr Mark Erickson
 
Ex officio
Associate Dean (Academic)
Associate Professor Philip Bodman
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
Ex officio
Associate Dean (Academic)
Associate Professor Peter Sutton
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
Ex officio
Associate Dean (Academic)
Professor Sarah Roberts-Thomson
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Ex officio
Associate Dean (Academic)
Professor Julie Duck
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ex officio
Associate Dean (Academic)
Associate Professor Geoff Marks
Faculty of Medicine
Ex officio
Associate Dean (Academic)
Professor Peter Adams
Faculty of Science
Ex officio
Associate Dean (Academic)
Professor Kim Bryceson
Faculty of Science
Appointed
Postgraduate student nominated by the UQ APS
Dr Aleks Atrens
UQ Association of Postgraduate Students
Appointed
Undergraduate student nominated by the UQ Union
Mr Domenico Sottile
The University of Queensland Union
Observer
Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)
Professor Doune Macdonald
 
Secretariat
Secretary
Ms Glenda Jacobs
Director, Academic Administration
Secretariat
Assistant Secretary
Mr Ian Vallely
Coordinator, Academic Policy and Programs

* As on 8 March 2017

Agendas and minutes are available to CAPP members and UQ staff on CAPP SharePoint site.
Contacts: