Series 285 - Reports of meetings of the Board of Graduate Studies

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Reports of meetings of the Board of Graduate Studies


  • 1950 - 1960 (Creation)

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0.4 m (2 type 1 boxes)

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(1950 - 1960)

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The Board of Graduate Studies provided guidance and advice to the Australian National University Council on all matters of academic policy and practice relating to education, learning and research. It was provided for by section 22 of the Australian National University Act 1946 and statute 4 of 1950. This statute was repealed by statute 36 in 1960. It first met on 4 December 1950 and was chaired by the Vice-Chancellor. Its members were Professors of the University, the Registrar, the Librarian and from 1956 the Master of University House. Its last meeting was on 23 September 1960 and it was effectively replaced by the Board of the Institute of Advanced Studies.

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The reports of the meetings are selective accounts of the decisions of the Board of Graduate Studies based on the minutes of each meeting. They are often headed ‘For Council and Readers’.


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Chronological, single number imposed

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Open access under a thirty-year rule

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There are separate series of minutes (ANUA 26) and minutes and agenda papers (ANUA 284)

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Prepared by Maggie Shapley on 26 October 2007




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