Faculty Board


The Faculty Board of Agriculture (FBA) constitutes the primary forum in the Faculty responsible for the discussion and resolution of academic matters. Subject to the rules and the resolutions of the University Council and Senate, the FBA has the responsibility to establish and maintain academic leadership by sustainably and effectively overseeing, assessing, monitoring, reviewing and improving the quality and outcome of the academic work of the faculty (including teaching, learning, scholarship and research and research training).

According to the University Act 1978, the Faculty Board is responsible for exercising, performing and discharging the following powers, duties and functions:

  • considering and reporting on any matter referred to it by the Senate;
  • subject to the control of the Senate, regulating matters associated with teaching, examinations and research in the Departments of Study in the Faculty;
  • present recommendations and reports to the Senate on all matters linked with the courses of study and examinations in the Faculty;
  • appointing committees, which may include persons other than members of the Faculty, for the purpose of considering and reporting on any special subject or subjects; and
  • Recommending to the Senate, persons suitable for appointment as examiners.


  1. 1. Dean (Chairperson)
  2. 2.  Senior Assistant Registrar (Secretary)
  3. 3. Eight Heads of Departments
  4. 4. All Permanent and Confirmed Academic Staff Members of the Departments of Agricultural Biology, Agricultural Economics and Business Management, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Extension, Animal Science, Crop Science, Food Science and Technology, and Soil Science and Mahailluppallama Sub‐Campus
  5. 5. Two Members Elected from among Probationary Lecturers
  6. 6. Two Members Elected from those Imparting Instructions in the Faculty and Attached to Faculty Centres/Units
  7. 7. Three Outside Members Nominated by the Faculty Board of Agriculture
  8. 8.  Non Voting Members:
    • a) Two Student Representatives
  9. 9. Invited Members:
    • a) Senior Assistant Librarian
    • b) Other Probationary Lecturers
    • c) Coordinator of the ELTU, Agriculture


Month Meeting No Date Status
January 264 10/01/2018 Conducted
March 266 20/03/2018 Conducted
April No Meeting
May 267 15/05/2018 Conducted
June 268 19/06/2018 Conducted
July 269 17/07/2018 Scheduled
August 270 14/08/2018 Scheduled
September 271 18/09/2018 Scheduled
October 272 16/10/2018 Scheduled
November 273 13/11/2018 Scheduled
December No Meeting