Series 434 - Index to minutes

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Index to minutes


  • 1960 - 2004 (Creation)

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0.4 m (1 type 4 box)

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(1960 - 1980)

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The Board of the School of General Studies was established by amendments to the Australian National University Act in 1960 which effected the association between the ANU and the Canberra University College. The Canberra University College departments became the School of General Studies, while the Research Schools of the University became the Institute of Advanced Studies. The operation of the Board was governed by Statute 41 which came into operation from January 1961 identifying it as the principal body of the School with responsibility for advising Council on any matter relating to education, learning or research. The Board's membership included the Vice-Chancellor as Chair, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Principal of the School of General Studies (until 1965), professors of the School, three members of the Board of the Institute of Advanced Studies and later, the Librarian. A member of the Board was appointed as Deputy Chairman and acted as Chair in the Vice-Chancellor's absence. Further amendments to the Act in 1979, coming into operation in 1980, recognised the long-standing practice of the Deputy Chairman chairing the meetings by creating the position Chairman of the Board. These amendments also reconstituted the Board as the Board of The Faculties.

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Index to meeting agenda and minutes


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Open access under a thirty-year rule

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Prepared by Phuong Dang on 22 September 2016




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