Former Senior Officers

Former Senior Officers
1975-2015

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

Professor Lindsay Michael Birt (dec'd) AO CBE, BAgrSc BSc PhD Melb, DPhil Oxon, Hon DLitt W'gong, Hon LLD Sheff, Hon DSc UNSW, Hon DSc Qld, Hon DUni CSU, FTSE 1975-1981
Professor Kenneth Richard McKinnon AO, AUA Adel, BA BEd Qld, EdD Harv, Hon DLitt W'gong, Hon DLitt Deakin, Hon DLitt UNSW, Hon DUni JCU, FACE 1981-1994
Professor Gerard Roger Sutton AO, BE (Hons) MEngSc UNSW, PhD CUA, Hon DSc W'gong 1995-2011

Former Deputy Vice-Chancellors

Professor Austin Keane (dec'd) MSc Syd, PhD NSW, DSc W'gong 1976-1978
Professor Alexander Marshall Clarke (dec'd) BA NSW, PhD ANU, ASTC, FAPsS 1977-1985
Professor Ian William Chubb MSc DPhil Oxon 1985-1989
Professor Peter Desmond Rousch BA BEd Melb, PhD Wayne State, FACE, FAIM 1985-1988
Professor Gerard Roger Sutton BE (Hons) MEngSc UNSW, PhD CUA 1990-1994
Professor Peter Mather Robinson AM, BSc(Hons) PhD DSc Wales, FTSE, FIEA 1995-2001
Professor Robert Gordon Castle BEc MEc Syd, Hon DLitt W'gong 2005-2012
Professor Margaret Mary Sheil BSc (Hons) PhD UNSW, FRACI, FTSE 2005-2007
Professor John Patterson DipPE Syd, MSc Oregon, MEd Syd, EdD UNC, FAICD, FACHPER 2005-2014
Professor Eeva Leinonen, BSc(Hons) Aston, MPhil Exon, PhD Leic 2012-2016 

Former Pro Vice-Chancellors

Professor J Lauchlan Carter Chipman BA (Hons) Melb, DipTertiaryEd NE, MA (Hons) LLB Melb, BPhil DPhil Oxon, FACE, FAIM 1989-1993
Professor Christine Elizabeth Ewan AM, MBBS (Hons) MA PhD Syd, FAFPHM 1993-1999
Professor William John Lovegrove BA PhD Qld, MAPS 1993-1998
Professor Chris Brink MSc MA Rhodes, PhD Camb, DPhil Rand Africaans 1999-2000
Professor Robert Gordon Castle BEc MEc Syd 2001-2004
Professor John Patterson DipPE Syd, MSc Oregon, MEd Syd, EdD UNC, FAICD, FACHPER 2001-2004
Professor Ah Chung Tsoi MSc PhD Salford, BD Otago, FIE Aust, FIEE, SMIEEE, CPEng, CEng 2001-2004
Professor Margaret Mary Sheil BSc (Hons) PhD UNSW, FRACI, FTSE 2002-2004
Professor Lee Astheimer BSc (Hons) Lakehead, PhD UCDavis 2006-2009
Professor Joe Chicharo BE (Hons) PhD W'gong, FIEAust, SMIEEE 2008 - 2010
Professor Don Iverson (dec'd) BSc UND, MSc PhD UO 2009-2014
Professor Michael Calford BSc (Hons) PhD Monash 2013-2014
Professor Barry Harper BSc Dip Ed UNSW, PhD W'gong 2013-2014 

Former Vice-Principals

Kenneth Eardley Baumber BSc St And 1989-1996
Dr James Langridge BBus DipTech (PublicAdmin) UTS, DipTertEd MEd (Admin) UNE, DBA Southampton, FAICD 1989-2008
David William Rome BSc (Hons) MSc UWA, FAICD 1996-2005
Christopher John Grange BA UNSW, MCom W'gong 2005-2012

Former Chairs of Academic Senate

Professor Geoffrey Brinson MSc Melb, PhD Sheff, MA(Hons) GradDip W'gong, FIM, MAuslMM, CEng 1976-1982
Professor John Bede Ryan (dec'd) MCom Auck, FASA, ACA CMA(NZ) ACIS, FAIM 1983
Professor Ronald Charles King BCom BEd Melb, PhD Monash, FAPsS 1984-1989
Professor Helen Elizabeth Craig Gamble LLB LLM ANU 1990-1991
Professor Barry Conyngham AM, MA Syd, DMus Melb 1992-1993
Professor James Edward Falk BSc PhD Monash 1994-1996
Professor Robert Gordon Castle, BEc MEc Syd,Hon DLitt W'gong 1997-2000
Professor Joan Ann Cooper BMath (Hons), PhD Newcastle NSW, FTICA, MACS, MIEEE 2000-2001
Professor David Griffiths BSc UNSW, DPhil Oxon 2001-2008
Associate Professor Diana Kelly BA Macq, MCom (Hons), PhD W'gong 2008-2014

Former University Librarians

Jeffrey Clyde Hazell, BA Syd, ALAA 1975-1982
John Howard Petrie, BSc Hull, MSc Sheff, M Inf Sci 1984-1986
John Neville Shipp, BA DipEd Macq, DipArchivAdmin UNSW, AALIA 1986-1997
Felicity McGregor BA DipLib UNSW, AALIA 1997-2009

Wollongong Teachers' College and the Wollongong Institute of Education*

*The Wollongong Institute of Education, previously the Wollongong Teachers' College, amalgamated with the University in 1982.

College Principals

William Clement McGrath BA (dec'd) AIEd Lond, MACE 1962-1973
Maurice Edward Hale (dec'd) MA, ABPsS, FAIM 1973-1974

Institute Directors

Maurice E Hale (dec'd) MA, ABPsS, FAIM 1974-1978
Walter Pike (dec'd) BA Exe, MA DipPA Lond, DipEd Camb, Hon DLitt W'gong, FACE 1978-1980
Professor Peter Desmond Rousch BA BEd Melb, PhD Wayne State, FACE, FAIM 1980-1982*
* and post amalgamation of WIE with UOW also Director of the Institute of Advanced Education within UOW 1982-1984

Wollongong University College*

*Prior to the establishment of the University of Wollongong in 1975, the senior position held at its predecessor institution the Wollongong University College was that of College Warden.

Former College Warden

Professor Charles A M Gray (dec'd) Hon JMN, BSc ME Syd, Hon DSc UNSW, Hon DSc W'gong, CEng, FIMechE, MICE, MIE Aust, FIE (Malaysia), Emeritus Professor University Malaya 1961-1974

Last reviewed: 29 August, 2017