Academic Governance

La Trobe University's Academic Board consists of 99 members and is governed by the Academic Board Statute 2009, the Academic Board Regulation 2009 (PDF KB) and the La Trobe University Act 2009. La Trobe University's Academic Board is responsible for approving and monitoring the implementation of policy on academic matters including admission to degrees, diplomas and other awards; new and revised programs; teaching and learning; assessment; student conduct; research; reviews of courses and academic units; academic staff promotions and senior (Level D & Level E) academic appointments; and prizes and scholarships.

Academic Board considers and advises the Vice-Chancellor and the University Council on academic matters and any other broad issues which affect the academic excellence of the University.

Academic Board also provides a forum to facilitate information flow and debate within the University.

View the Academic Board website.

Academic Board Committees

  • Academic Quality Committee
  • Admissions Committee
  • Animal Ethics Committee
  • Board of Graduate Research
  • Coursework Committee
  • Education Committee
  • Genetic Manipulation Committee
  • La Trobe Institutional Biosafety Committee
  • Research and Graduate Studies Committee
  • University Human Ethics Committee