Functions of the Institutional Forum

(1) The Institutional Forum must advise Council on issues affecting the university, including –

  • the implementation of the Higher Education Act, 1997, and the national policy on higher education;
  • policies on race, gender equity, and other grounds of discrimination referred to in relevant legislation;
  • the selection of candidates for senior management positions;
  • codes of conduct, mediation, and dispute resolution procedures;
  • the fostering of an institutional culture which promotes (i) tolerance and respect for human dignity and fundamental human rights and (ii) a positive environment for teaching, research, and learning.

(2) The IF performs other functions as determined by Council.

(3) Remit of the Institutional Forum

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