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On the move: April

BRUMBY LEADS THE CHARGE Former Victorian premier John Brumby has become the eighth chancellor of La Trobe University. “Taking up this role is something of a homecoming,” Brumby said. “My first job in education was as a secondary teacher in ...

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On the move: February

NO CODA FOR CODY Associate Professor Anna Cody is stepping up. The former director of the Kingsford Legal Centre, a community legal centre at UNSW, has been appointed dean of law at Western Sydney University. The Harvard graduate’s background and ...

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On the move: December

SURGICAL MOVE FOR TECH WHIZZ Dr Gough Lui, from Western Sydney University’s MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development, has been appointed as the first biomedical engineer-in-residence at WSU’s Clinical School at Liverpool Hospital. Lui will be involved in six ...

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On the move: November

Davis moves on after 14 years Australia’s longest-serving VC, Professor Glyn Davis, has left his post at the University of Melbourne. Davis, UniMelb’s 19th VC, took the job in 2005 after a stint as Griffith VC and president. Davis will ...

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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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