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Sydney University reappoints Spence

Dr Michael Spence has been reappointed as vice-chancellor and principal of the University of Sydney for another five-year term. The chancellor, Professor Marie Bashir, said Spence has made a significant contribution to the university and even in a time of ...

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Warwick and Monash joint vice-president

The University of Warwick (UK) and Monash University have announced that cardiologist Professor Andrew Coats will serve as the first joint academic vice-president and director of the Monash-Warwick alliance. The move follows the agreement signed earlier this year by Warwick ...

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Planning post at Bond

Ken Richardson has been appointed to newly created role of executive director – people, planning and strategy at Bond University. Richardson brings to the role more than 15 years’ experience in the Australian higher education sector. He joins Bond from ...

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Environmental director for UNSW

The University of NSW has appointed Graciela Metternicht as director of the Institute of Environmental Studies. Metternicht joins the university from the UN Environment Program (UNEP) in Central and South America as regional co-ordinator of early warning and assessment. Prior ...

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Catholic Uni deputy VC of research

Professor Wayne McKenna has been appointed deputy vice-chancellor of research at Australian Catholic University. McKenna joins ACU from the University of Western Sydney where he was deputy VC (academic and research). McKenna has been with UWS since 2000 in a ...

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New business dean for Murdoch

Internationally renowned strategic management leader Professor Peter McKiernan has been appointed as dean of the Murdoch Business School, at Murdoch University. Previously, McKiernan held the chair of management at St Andrews University in Scotland for 19 years. He holds fellowships ...

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VET leader joins Charles Darwin

With more than 20 years of experience in the vocational education and training and university sectors, Dennis Tonkin is the newly appointed head of VET programs at Charles Darwin University. Tonkin has held a number of senior roles in teaching ...

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Rosalind Dixon professor of law

Rosalind Dixon has joined the University of NSW law school as one of the youngest law professors to accept this type of role at the university. Prior to taking up her new role, Dixon served as an assistant professor at ...

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Bond appoints Saunders new DVC

Bond University has announced the appointment of Professor Nicholas Saunders to the position of deputy vice-chancellor. Saunders was previously the vice-chancellor of the University of Newcastle for eight years. Prior to this he held several senior academic roles including dean ...

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Philanthropic role for Fitzgerald

Professor John Fitzgerald has been appointed as the Truby and Florence Williams Charitable Trust chair of social investment and philanthropy within Swinburne University’s Asia Pacific Centre for Social Investment and Philanthropy. The trust, managed by ANZ Trustees, focuses on encouraging ...

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