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On the move: October

MQ Chancellor set to retire Michael Egan has announced he will be retiring from the Macquarie University chancellorship in February 2019. The former NSW state Labor treasurer came to the university as a council member in 2006 and leaves as ...

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On the move: September

Retiring after 67 years at UQ The University of Queensland’s Emeritus Professor Edward White, better known as Ted, from the School of Chemical Engineering, is about to hang up his academic gown. Ted has been a fixture of UQ for a ...

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On the move: August

GOVERNOR TO CHANCELLOR Edith Cowan University has named former WA governor Kerry Sanderson as its fourth chancellor. She takes over from Dr Hendy Cowan, who is retiring after 14 years in the role. Sanderson said she was looking forward to ...

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On the move: July

Building expert heads to Harvard The University of Melbourne’s Philip Goad has been chosen as the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair in Australian Studies at Harvard for the 2019–2020 academic year. The visiting professorship was established at Harvard in ...

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On the move: June

Startup stalwart heads to UTS Murray Hurps has been appointed to the newly created role of Director of Entrepreneurship at UTS. The former Fishburners CEO and Startup Muster co-founder will be in charge of growing the number of student-founded startups ...

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On the move: May

JCU Singapore VC retires James Cook University has announced the retirement of its deputy vice‑chancellor for the Singapore campus, Dr Dale Anderson. Anderson has served the university for 12 years, and will leave his role on December 31. Vice-chancellor Professor ...

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On the move – April

WSU renews Glover’s term Western Sydney University board members have unanimously voted to renew Professor Barney Glover’s term as vice-chancellor and president. Glover joined the university in 2014, and will now remain in the roles until December 2023. WSU chancellor ...

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On the move – March

NAVITAS names new cfo Education provider Navitas has announced the appointment of Philip Mirams to the position of chief financial officer. With a background in finance, Mirams held the role of CFO of Automotive Holdings Group for five years, and ...

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On the move: February

Commissioners reappointed TEQSA has announced the reappointment of three commissioners. Professor Nick Saunders will continue as chief commissioner, with Dr Lin Martin and Professor Cliff Walsh as commissioners. Saunders served as vice-chancellor of the University of Newcastle from 2004 to ...

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On the move: January

New engineering dean for USYD The University of Sydney will welcome Professor Willy Zwaenepoel as the new dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies on 15 June 2018. Zwaenepoel is an experienced leader in experimental computer science research, ...

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