THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
MEETING NO. 1/93 (2/2/93)
A meeting of the Executive Committee was held in the Vice-Chancellor's Conference Room, Raymond Priestley Building, on Tuesday, 2 February 1993, at 3.30 p.m.
The Chancellor (The Hon. Sir Edward Woodward) (in the Chair)
The Vice-Chancellor (Professor D.G.Penington)
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) (Professor F.P.Larkins)
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (Professor C.B.Schedvin)
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Resources) (Professor B.A.Sheehan)
The Registrar (Mr J.13.Potter)
Mr T.C.Borgeest, Mr F.P.J.Robotham, Ms M.Sissons
The Registrar (Academic), Mr R.I.A.Marshman, and the Director, Executive Services, Mr L.N.Currie, were in attendance.
Apologies for non-attendance were received from Mr L.J.Carden, Mrs F.S.Marles, Dr D.J.Philips, Professor J.R.V.Prescott and Professor I..P.Williamson.
1 . Minutes
Minutes of Meeting No. 2/92 held on 21 December 1992 were confirmed.
2. Matters Arising from the Minutes
A tabled paper outlining the powers and duties of the Vice-Chancellor, as set out in the statutes and resolutions of Council, was received.
3. Vice-Chancellor's Report
3.1 The Committee received the Vice-Chancellor's report.
3.2 Department of Otolaryngology
On behalf of Council, the Executive Committee approved the appointment of Professor G.M.Clark as Head of the Department of Otolaryngology for the period 1 January 1993 to 31 December 1997, and of Dr B.Dowell as Deputy Head the for period 1 January to 31 December 1993
3.3 University Entry
3.3.1 The Vice-Chancellor reported that action was being taken to ensure that the number of school-leaver entrants was maintained, as required by agreements with government, and that this had necessitated the setting of sub-quotas in some courses.
3.3.2 The Committee noted the enormous amount of work which selection committees had carried out in difficult circumstances.
4. Administrative Committee - Meeting No 1/93
4.1 The Committee received a brief report from the Administrative Committee on childcare developments and noted that, as the matter dealt with childcare fees, a decision by or on behalf of Council was required
4.2 On behalf of Council, the Executive Committee resolved that, if additional funding could not be found from other sources, authority be granted to increase the child care fees to $155 per week for full-time care, and to $18.50 per half day session for part-time care, and that clients of the centres immediately be given the appropriate notice in writing.
5. Co-option of Additional Female Members
The Committee resolved to co-opt Mrs N.Davies and Professor C.Saunders to its membership for 1993.
The meeting then closed.