It could be all over for Artsworx, the University of Southern Queensland’s portfolio of creative services, performing arts academic support and events activity. Last October the university reviewed creative arts academic units and the services provider, (CMM. October 3), concluding, “clarification is required as to whether Artsworx be explicitly profit maximising, that is, seeking a profit by undertaking all feasible activities; or whether it should be focused on strategic creative arts or university initiatives.”
Now it appears the required clarity was found. There is a consultation draft proposing the Artsworx portfolio be “re-aligned or re-profiled” within the academic units and/or corporate services. Consultation runs to end April with word on new positions required and established ones not (if any) in June.