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Chancellor Robert Hope Biography - Current Students. Justice Robert Hope was the University of Wollongong’s founding Chancellor. Justice Hope commenced as Chancellor at the University of Wollongong in 1975 and served the University for 22 years. He is credited with playing a crucial role in the University of Wollongong’s transition from a small regional University to an internationally-recognised and highly-respected tertiary institution.

Justice Robert Hope served as a judge of the New South Wales Supreme Court and the New South Wales Court of Appeal. Notably, he was appointed by Prime Ministers Gough Whitlam and Bob Hawke as Royal Commissioner to lead enquiries into Australia’s security and intelligence services. During his long and distinguished professional career, Justice Hope also pursued numerous community interests, including taking on an active role in promoting indigenous education and training for Tranby Aboriginal College. Justice Robert Hope passed away in 1999, aged 80. Last reviewed: 2 October, 2012. UOW History - UOW History, Facts & Figures - Library Guides at University of Wollongong Library. ‘University Day’ between 1975-1988 In 1975 ‘University Year’ celebrated the official establishment of ‘UOW’ by holding various events throughout that year.

University Council subsequently received a report from the University Year Committee recommending the continued promotion of the University’s bond with the community through activities such as a public lecture series and a ‘University Day'. It was proposed that an occasional address should be given by a notable speaker, on a topic usually of current concern to tertiary education.

In 1976 it was proclaimed that University Day would be held on the second Friday in August each year (in anniversary of the first meeting of the Chancellor's Council), and on that day the annual lecture would be presented. The first University Day was held on 13 August that year. In August 1985 University Day celebrations were combined with a special Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the establishment of UOW.

Former Senior Officers - History @ UOW. The awards and qualifications listed below relate to the applicable term in office. Former Chancellors Robert Marsden Hope (dec'd) AC CMG LLB Syd, Hon LLD W'gong, Hon LLD Syd, QC 1975-1997 Michael Henry Codd AC BEc (Hons) Adel, Hon DLitt W'gong 1997-2009 Former Deputy Chancellors David Edwin Parry (dec'd) BE Syd, Hon DSc W'gong, MIE Aust, MAus IMM 1975-1978 Hon Lawrence Borthwick Kelly AM 1980-1988 Brian Somerville Gillett BA DipEd Syd, Hon DLitt W'gong, ACES 1988-1997 George Anthony Edgar BSc (Tech. Met.) UNSW, FAIM 1998-2005 Susan Louise Chapman BA W'gong, Dip Health Admin CSU, MBA W'gong, FAICD, GAICD 2006-2009 Dr Stephen Andersen OAM, MBBS Syd, BSc MBA W’gong, 2010-2015 Former Vice-Chancellors Former Deputy Vice-Chancellors Former Pro Vice-Chancellors Former Vice-Principals Former Chairs of Academic Senate Former University Librarians Wollongong Teachers' College and the Wollongong Institute of Education* College Principals Institute Directors Wollongong University College* Former College Warden.

University of New South Wales - Records and Archives Office - The Vice-Chancellors of the University of New South Wales Exhibition. This photographic display brings to you the Directors / Vice-Chancellors of the University of New South Wales since its inception in 1949. When the university was first incorporated in 1949 the executive had the titles of president, vice president and director. The titles were changed to chancellor, deputy chancellor and vice-chancellor respectively when the enabling statute was amended in 1955. For further information, please contact the Archives. The university's first director, Arthur Denning, was born in Glebe and educated at Sydney Boys High School and the University of Sydney.

In 1923 he began working in the Department of Public Instruction, teaching at Wagga Wagga, Armidale and Canterbury Boys high schools before becoming Head Teacher, Mathematics at the Sydney Technical College in 1935. From the mid 1940s Arthur Denning was a strong proponent and planner for the creation of a new technological university. Philip Baxter was born in Machynlleth, Wales and schooled at Hereford. Sir John Monash - Monash University. Sir John Monash “…equip yourself for life, not solely for your own benefit but for the benefit of the whole community.” – Sir John Monash The University takes its name from Sir John Monash, a famous Australian who contributed to almost every level of Australian life. Not only do we carry Sir John's name, we also take inspiration from his philosophy, as captured by the quotation at the top of this page. He was a man who used education to turn his natural talent into ability, allowing him to realise his daring ambitions.

Our motto, Ancora Imparo ("I am still learning"), captures the essence of his approach to life, a life you can read more about below. The boy John Monash was born in West Melbourne on 27 June 1865 to German-Polish Jewish parents. As a child, he attended St Stephen's Church of England School in Richmond, Melbourne, for three years. He eventually returned to Melbourne in 1877 and enrolled in Scotch College. The scholar But Sir John had not lost his desire to study. The soldier. History of the Presidency. Term of office: 2007 Drew Gilpin Faust is the 28th President of Harvard University and the Lincoln Professor of History in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She has expanded financial aid to improve access to Harvard College for students of all economic backgrounds and advocated for increased federal funding for scientific research.

Read more… Lawrence H. Summers Term of office: 2001-2006 (b. Nov. 30, 1954). Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S. 1975), Harvard University (Ph.D. 1982). Neil L. Term of office: 1991-2001 (b. Education: Princeton University (B.A. 1956), Oxford University (B.A. 1959; M.A. 1963), Harvard University (Ph.D. 1964). Derek Bok Term of office: 1971-1991, 2006-2007 (b. Education: Stanford University (A.B. 1951), Harvard Law School (J.D. 1954), George Washington University (A.M. 1958). Nathan Marsh Pusey Term of office: 1953-1971 (1907-2001). Education: Harvard College (A.B. 1928), Harvard University (A.M. 1932; Ph.D. 1937). James Bryant Conant. The Presidents of Princeton University.

Our History | Exhibitions | 160 Years 160 Stories. Brief biographies of 160 remarkable people associated with the University of Melbourne Juliet Flesch and Peter McPhee To purchase the paperback or eBook edition, please visit: → Melbourne University Publishing à Beckett Family Edward Fitzhaley à Beckett (1836–1922) took the field in the second intercolonial cricket match played in Australia in 1852. À Beckett’s professional life was less distinguished. His kinswoman by marriage, Ada Mary à Beckett (1872–1948), is remembered for better reasons. Her concurrent secondary teaching career began in 1893.She was employed at Melbourne Church of England Girls’ Grammar School as well as several other Melbourne girls’ schools and the Working Men’s College in Geelong before taking up an appointment as head of the biology department at Scotch College in 1921.

Ada à Beckett was foundation vice-president of the Free Kindergarten Union of Victoria. Leonhard Adam (1891–1960) Wilfred Eade Agar (1882–1951) Betty Allan (1905–52) Florence Austral (1894–1968) Oxford DNB: Lives of the week. Sir George Fisher CMG, National Portrait Gallery. Sir George Fisher CMG (b. 1903), mining industry executive, began work at the Zinc Corporation at Broken Hill in 1925 after having completed a mining engineering degree in Adelaide. Apart from a period in Darwin during the war, he spent many years on the Zinc Corporation production line before rising to the surface as the company's General Manager and Director in 1945.

By 1952 he was a leading figure in Australian mining and moved to Mount Isa to head Mount Isa Mines Ltd. During his period as Chairman of MIM up to 1975, output increased from 1500 to 18000 tonnes per day, and he was delighted to see Mount Isa turn from a town into an orderly inland city (a colleague said of Fisher in 1959 that 'he thinks and dreams Mt Isa').

Fisher was one of the founders of the Australian Mining Industry Council (now the Minerals Council of Australia), serving as its inaugural President in 1967, the year in which his knighthood was conferred. Australia's PMs - Australia's Prime Ministers. Site map | Glossary | Contact us About this site | Australia's PMs | Fast facts | Timeline | Galleries | Find records > The Australian prime minister> The prime ministerial spouse Home > Australia's PMs Australia's PMs Use the images below to explore the life and times of individual Australian prime ministers, or see The Australian prime minister or The prime ministerial spouse to learn about these roles. EdmundBarton AlfredDeakin ChrisWatson GeorgeReid AndrewFisher JosephCook WilliamMorrisHughes StanleyMelbourneBruce JamesScullin JosephLyons EarlePage RobertMenzies ArthurFadden JohnCurtin FrancisForde BenChifley HaroldHolt JohnMcEwen JohnGorton WilliamMcMahon GoughWhitlam MalcolmFraser RobertHawke PaulKeating JohnHoward KevinRudd JuliaGillard TonyAbbott MalcolmTurnbull Privacy | Copyright | Accessibility National Archives of Australia.

KNIGHT, Jill (b.1923). 31 March 1966 - 1 May 1997 Biography Joan Christabel Jill Knight was born in Bristol on 9 July 1923. Educated at King Edward Grammar School, she decided she wanted to pursue a career in politics at thirteen, her anti-socialist views influenced by her school life. She joined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) in 1941 and after the war lived for a time in Hamburg. On her return to the UK she joined the Young Conservatives.

She married James Montague Knight in 1947. Knight was elected to Northampton County Borough Council in 1956 and was the Tory whip until 1966. Transcript of clip "I remember one Member saying to me when I went in the smoking room for instance – I don’t smoke, I never have, but that was where you had a glass of wine or whatever – this very much sort of old fashioned conservative said ‘Jill I thought you were a nice girl!’ Summary of interview Click here to find this interview in the British Library Track 1 [01:06:04] Born in Bristol, moved to Cotswolds at 7. 100 Leaders. The Royal Family | The Royal Family. No List of former Office holders but good history overview - La Trobe. La Trobe has been one of Australia's pioneering universities for almost 50 years. Discover our unique history, including our motto and coat of arms. Celebrating 50 years of history In 1967, 552 students enrolled at La Trobe University, the third university to open in Victoria, which has grown to accommodate more than 36,000 students, with over 7,000 international students from 110 countries.

We now have a network of campuses, with over 26,000 students at our Melbourne Campus and over 7,500 at our campuses in Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura, Melbourne City (Collins Street and Franklin Street), Shepparton and Sydney. 2017 marks 50 years of La Trobe University, and we’ll be celebrating, with current students and alumni sharing their La Trobe stories; cultural and environmental projects; reunions, and more. Past Chancellors and Vice-Chancellors University name Sir Charles La Trobe did more to shape the Australian State of Victoria than any other man. La Trobe University Coat of Arms.