Academic Electoral Assembly
The Academic Electoral Assembly (AEA) consists of all members of staff performing academic or academic-related roles (normally taken to mean staff on Grade 7 or above)*, with the exception of ex officio members of Senate, together with the Senior Tutor (or one Tutor of equivalent rank) from each of the Recognised Colleges or Licensed Halls of Residence.
* All members of staff, however, are very welcome to attend general discussion meetings.
Extraordinary meeting of the Academic Electoral Assembly: Lecture Capture Policy
An extraordinary meeting of the Academic Electoral Assembly (AEA) has been called to discuss Lecture Capture policy and to propose changes of policy to Senate. All members of the AEA, which includes staff grade 7 or above performing an academic or academic-related role, are warmly invited to attend. The meeting will be held in D110 (Dawson Building, next to the Bill Bryson Library) at 1pm-2pm on Wednesday the 13th November 2019.
Motions passed at this meeting will result in the tabling of proposed amendments to policy at the Senate meeting of 26th November 2019. The meeting must be quorate (25 people) for this to happen.
The agenda and relevant documentation will be made available online below:
- The agenda for the meeting;
- The motions proposed for the meeting;
- The AEA Standing Committee’s response to the Encore policy consultation in Senate (from June 2019),
- DUCU’s recent response to the policy
- The Vice-Provost (Education’s) response to DUCU;
2019 Senate/AEA Election
555 first preference votes were cast in the 2019 election. The following candidates (alphabetical order) were elected:.Alton Horsfall, Dan Lawrence, Philippa Matthews, Janet Montgomery, Colm O’Cofaigh, Steve Robertson and Jun Jie Wu.
An analysis of trends in elections from 2008 to 2019 is available
May 2019 AEA Standing Committee - Lecture Capture Consultation response
The Standing Committee's response is available
March 2019 AEA Standing Committee Report
The report of the Standing Committee's actvity is available to download
Senate Periodic Review Working Group - Green Paper consultation
The AEA Standing Committee has submitted a response to the Working Group's consultation, and will contribute to discussion of the White Paper at May 2019 Senate.
Effectiveness Review of Boards of Studies - Green Paper consultation
The AEA Standing Committee submitted a response to the Effectiveness Review's Green Paper consultation. Along with other consultation responses, this informed the development of the Review's White Paper which was approved by Senate and Councul in February 2019
Senate-AEA Election 2018
449 first preference votes were cast for 17 candidates during the 2018 election. The following candidates were elected: Roberta Aguzzoli, Beth Bromley, Duncan Connors, Hannah King, Jacquie Robson and Kay Schiller
The AEA response to the Evidence Stage of the Effectiveness Review of Boards of Studies is available to download. The Effectiveness Review's Green Paper will be considered by June 2018 Senate, and the AEA Standing Committee will coordinate a response to its recommendations.
The following AEA papers and reports are available to view
- The AEA Standing Committee's Michaelmas Term Report
- The 2016-17 Academic Electoral Assembly Annual Report
- Analysis of Elections to Senate and AEA Standing Committee 2008-2019 (last modified: 28 June 2019)
- AEA Feedback on the First Year of Lecture Capture (last modified: 28 June 2019)
- AEA Report March 2019 (last modified: 21 March 2019)
- Senate Paper - S-18-63 Governance Opportunities (last modified: 21 March 2019)
- AEA Response to the Periodic Review Working Group Green Paper (last modified: 21 March 2019)
- AEA Response to the ERBoS Green Paper consultation (last modified: 21 March 2019)
- AEA Response to the Effectiveness Review of Boards of Studies Evidence Stage (last modified: 13 June 2018)
- AEA Standing Committee Michaelmas 2017 Report (last modified: 18 January 2018)
- Academic Electoral Assembly 2016-17 Annual Report (last modified: 20 October 2017)