25 October 2010

What happened at Council

Meeting No. 6/2010: Wednesday 25 October 2010

Title and paper number

Description

Outcome

Council Membership

Council noted that all members’ terms, save for student members, have been extended in accordance with transitional provisions within the RMIT Act 2010.

Noted

2010‐2015 Strategic Plan

Paper C‐06‐10‐107

Council receive and was asked to note the draft Strategic Plan 2010‐2015

Noted

Change to Award Title

Paper C‐06‐10‐108

Council was asked to approve the following change to award title commencing from Semester 1, 2012

 From: Master of Business (Marketing); To: Master of Marketing

Approved

Program Delivery Proposal

Paper C‐06‐10‐108

Council was asked to note the delivery of the following awards:

  • Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) at RMIT Vietnam commencing Semester 1, 2011
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing) at RMIT Vietnam commencing Semester 1, 2011
  • Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication) through Singapore Institute of Management, commencing Semester 1, 2011

Noted

Discontinuation of Award

Paper C‐06‐10‐108

Council was asked to note the discontinuation of delivery of the award Bachelor of Communication (Mass Communication) through the Singapore Institute of Management, commencing from Semester 1, 2011

Noted

Policy Amendment

Paper C‐06‐10‐108

Council was asked to note the correction of process and related change to the Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions for 2011; and to note the amendment of the HDR Policy and Procedure relating to Recreational Leave

Noted

Naming of Buildings

Paper C‐06‐10‐109

Council was asked to approve the naming of :

  • Bowen lane to Rodda Lane
  • The café on Building 1 “Pearson & Murphy’s”
  • The café in Building 13 “Emily’s”

Approved

Commercial Guidelines

Paper C‐06‐10‐111

  • Council was asked to approve an update to the Commercial Guidelines

Approved

Amendment to Statute and Regulation

Paper C‐06‐10‐112

Council was asked to approve amendments to Statute 2.9 – Academic Portfolios; and Regulation 2.9.1 – The Portfolio Boards to in relation to nomenclature of academic divisions within the University: from “Portfolio” to “College”

Approved

Amendment to Statute and Regulation

Paper C‐06‐10‐113

Council was asked to approve amendments to Statute 2.8 – The Academic Board; and Regulation 2.8.1 – The Academic Board Membership

Approved

Financial Update

Paper C‐06‐10‐114

Council received and was asked to note the update.

Noted

Capital Plan Update

Paper C‐06‐10‐116

Council received and was asked to note the update.

Noted

RMIT Act 2010 Commercial Guidelines

Paper C‐06‐10‐117

Council was asked to approve the RMIT Act 2010 Commercial Guidelines agreed between the Victorian Government and RMIT in relation to the new Act.

Approved