Manual of Policies and Procedures

I/2.2 Alumni Committee charter

Policy Owner

Director, Alumni and Corporate Events

Approval Date

13/05/2022

Approval Authority

Vice-Chancellor and President

Date of Next Review

01/12/2023

2.2.1 Purpose
2.2.2 Accountability
2.2.3 Responsibilities
2.2.4 Membership
2.2.5 Meeting frequency
2.2.6 Reporting and communication
2.2.7 Procedures
2.2.8 Secretariat
Modification History

2.2.1 Purpose

QUT Alumni have a significant role in the governance and operations of the University. The Alumni Committee supports the vision and goals of the University by facilitating strategic links between commerce, industry, professions, and the University through QUT Alumni for mutual benefits.

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2.2.2 Accountability

The Alumni Committee is a management committee accountable to the Vice-Chancellor and President for fulfilling its responsibilities. 

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2.2.3 Responsibilities

The Alumni Committee provides advice to the university on the activities of QUT Alumni and, with faculties, facilitates alumni engagement.  The Alumni Committee performs the functions of QUT Alumni as set out in the QUT Alumni policy (I/2.1.5 Functions of QUT Alumni).

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2.2.4 Membership

  • Director, Alumni and Corporate Events, as Chair ex officio
  • One member of QUT Alumni from the Faculty of Health
  • One member of QUT Alumni from the Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice
  • One member of QUT Alumni from the Faculty of Science
  • One member of QUT Alumni from the Faculty of Engineering
  • One member of QUT Alumni from the Faculty of Business and Law
  • One Indigenous QUT Alumnus

Alumni members will be identified in consultation with the faculties and nominated by the Director, Alumni and Corporate Events.

Nominated members of Alumni Committee serve a term of office of up to two years. The length of a nominated member’s term of office is determined by the Chair.

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2.2.5 Meeting frequency

The Alumni Committee will convene as a committee for a meeting at least once a year.

Outside of Alumni Committee meetings, members may also be engaged in structured and unstructured representation at the faculty level, as required by the Executive Dean.

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2.2.6 Reporting and communication

The Alumni Committee reports to the Vice-Chancellor and President, as needed.

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2.2.7 Procedures

The Alumni Committee operates in accordance with Council Procedure 1 - Committees, with the exception that quorum for the Committee is the full membership of 7 members. 

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2.2.8 Secretariat

A nominee of the Vice-President (Administration) and University Registrar is secretary, on the recommendation of the Vice-President (Business Development).

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Modification History

Date

Sections

Source

Details

13.05.22 All Vice-Chancellor and President New management committee following the disestablishment of Alumni Board

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