Manual of Policies and Procedures

I/2.2 Alumni Board

Contact Officer

Director, Governance and Legal Services

Approval Date

25/02/2019

Approval Authority

Council

Date of Next Review

01/12/2020

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Modification History

Alumni Board operates as the executive and strategic management committee of QUT Alumni and facilitates ways that the alumni community can support the vision and goals of the University, in particular the fostering of an alumni culture within the University and the development of strategic links between commerce, industry, professions and the University through alumni for mutual benefit. The Board provides a leadership role in relation to community and alumni activities, and formulates and refines policy in this respect.

Alumni Board is a Council committee established in accordance with Council Procedure 1 - Committees . Alumni Board is accountable to Council for fulfilling the following terms of reference.

Terms of reference

Alumni Board performs the functions of QUT Alumni in terms of its aims and objectives.

Membership

Alumni Board will comprise of ten members as follows.

  • President of QUT Alumni, elected to Council by and from QUT Alumni ex officio as Chair
  • One elected member of Council, elected by and from QUT Alumni ex officio
  • Four members elected by and from QUT Alumni
  • Three members of QUT Alumni nominated by the Vice-Chancellor and President
  • Vice-President (Business Development) or nominee

A nominee of the Vice-President (Administration) and University Registrar is secretary.

Relationships

On operational and administrative Alumni matters, Alumni Board makes recommendations to the Vice-President (Business Development) and provides advice in relation to the fostering and maintenance of links with persons interested in the development of the University, regardless of whether they are a graduate of QUT. On strategic directions and practices of the University, Alumni Board makes recommendations, where appropriate, to Council.

Tenure and frequency of meeting

Terms of office are as detailed in section 6 of Council Procedure No.1 - Committees .

Alumni Board normally meets in the cycle of meetings leading up to Council meetings.

Reporting

Following each meeting, Alumni Board reports to the next meeting of Council.

The Board provides the annual general meeting of Alumni with a report of its activities, with particular reference to any recommendations made to Council.

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MOPP I/2.1 QUT Alumni

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Modification History

Date

Sections

Source

Details

25.02.19 All Council Periodic review - no change in accordance with self-assessment review
20.12.18 All Director, Governance and Legal Services Committee charter renumbered and relocated to I/2.2 (formerly I/2.4) - Chapter I restructure and membership revised to include Vice-President (Business Development) and removed Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International and Development)
27.02.17 All Council Periodic review - no change in accordance with committee self-assessment review
26.02.15 All Council Periodic review - no change in accordance with committee self-assessment review
06.02.13 All Council Periodic review - no change required

17.12.10

All

Alumni Board

Periodic review - no change required

20.08.08

All

Council

Revised terms of reference and membership provisions of Alumni Board (endorsed by Alumni Board 26.06.08), effective from commencement of Council’s 2008-2012 term

06.04.06

All

Secretariat

Renumbered and relocated to I/2.4 (formerly A/5.1.2)

27.10.04

All

Council

Revised policy, terms of reference of Alumni Board, and awards structure (endorsed by Alumni Board 23.06.04); abolished Council Procedure No 2 - Conduct of Alumni

02.06.04

All

Council

Revised terms of reference and membership provisions, in accordance with recommendations of Council Panel of the 2003/2004 Committees Review

12.12.01

All

Council

Revised terms of reference

18.10.00

All

MOPP Officer

Editorial change to membership due to disestablishment of QUT Foundation and establishment of QUT Development Board

02.12.98

All

Council

Convocation Standing Committee reconstituted as Alumni Board

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