Academic Committee

The Academic Committee 

The Academic Committee is a subcommittee of the Kaplan Higher Education Academic Board and is comprised of senior academics from Murdoch University, Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT) and industry practitioners that are responsible for the governance of MIT courses. The Academic Committee’s terms of reference are available here.

The Board provides guidance and advice to MIT on courses and on higher education issues trends and best practice.

The Academic Board:

  • Andrew Gonczi
  • Professor Tricia Vilkinas
  • Rob Regan
  • David Jones

The Academic Committee:

  • Professor Kylie Readman, Pro Vice Chancellor (Education) at Murdoch University (Chair)
  • Dr Tonia Girardi, Murdoch Business School
  • Dr Mark Israel, Dean Learning and Teaching in the College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education
  • Dr Andrew Webster, Dean (Academic Operations) College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences (ABLSS)
  • Associate Professor Peter Cole, Head of Discipline, Information Technology, Mathematics & Statistics College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education (SHEE)
  • Dr Steve Johnson, Acting Head of Support for Learning, PVCE Portfolio MU
  • Mr. Steve Knussen – Executive Director, International Education (Australia & New Zealand), KA
  • Mr. Paul Aucoin – College Director, Murdoch Institute of Technology MIT
  • Ms. Pia Valeen – ELICOS Director of Studies MIT
  • Ms. Jill Kadota – Academic Manager MIT
  • Professor Mike Wood – Director, Mike Wood Consulting & Professor of Management, University of Notre Dame External
  • Mr William Ellis – CA Program, Education and Learning, Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand External
  • Ms. Liz Ward – Director, Quality Assurance and Governance KA