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UNSW selects new PVC education

UNSW adds professor Geoff Crisp as the new pro vice-chancellor education. As part of his new role, beginning in February, Crisp will implement educational components of the UNSW 2025 Strategy. “I am excited by the opportunity to work with colleagues ...

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UC names veteran exec VP global

The University of Canberra welcomes experienced executive Rongyu Li as new vice-president global. He has more than 15 years of experience in international higher education, including the execution of internationalisation strategies, overseeing international offices, language centres, pathway providers, transnational education ...

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JCU elects former ambassador chancellor

James Cook University has appointed Bill Tweddell chancellor for five years beginning on March 26. For the past four decades, Tweddell has pursued a career in Australia’s diplomatic service. He serves as Australia’s ambassador to the Philippines and has previously served as ambassador ...

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Monash adds chancellor

Monash University has appointed social entrepreneur and businessman Simon McKeon chancellor. McKeon said he was “humbled and delighted” upon hearing news of his appointment. “In an era when education is widely regarded as one of Australia’s key sectors, both in ...

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CQU picks new chancellor

Gladstone industry leader John Abbott has been appointed chancellor at Central Queensland University. Abbott has served the university in various roles for the past 30 years, including as tutor at the Capricornia Institute of Advanced Education and most recently as a ...

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Medical research chief at UTAS

The University of Tasmania has offered professor Alison Venn the new role of Menzies Institute for Medical Research director. Venn is an internationally renowned population health expert with broad experience in chronic disease. She is well known for her partnerships ...

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UC selects Indigenous strategy dean

The University of Canberra has appointed professor Peter Radoll dean of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership and strategy. Radoll is a descendant of the Anaiwan people of New South Wales and has extensive experience in senior management of Indigenous ...

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Davis to remain Melbourne VC

Professor Glyn Davis has been invited to continue as vice-chancellor at the University of Melbourne until December 31, 2018. Davis addressed his excitement about the extension. “To work with brilliant academic colleagues and students at the University of Melbourne for ...

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JCU names health dean

James Cook University welcomes professor Maxine Whittaker as dean of the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences. Whittaker will manage teaching and research in the fields of public health, tropical medicine, biomedical sciences, veterinary science and molecular and ...

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Business Council’s Livingstone elected UTS chancellor

Business Council of Australia president Catherine Livingstone will be the next chancellor of the University of Technology, Sydney. Livingstone’s term will begin in December 2016 so she can serve her the remainder of her term as BCA president. UTS deputy chancellor Brian Wilson will ...

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