Former Senior Officers

Former Senior Officers since 1975

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
  • Jillian Broadbent AC BA Syd, Hon DLitt UWS 2009-2020

Former Deputy Chancellors

  • David Edwin Parry (dec'd) BE Syd, Hon DSc W'gong, MIE Aust, MAus IMM 1975-1978
  • Hon Lawrence Borthwick Kelly (dec'd) 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, FAICDGAICD 2006-2009
  • Stephen Andersen OAM, MBBS Syd, BSc MBA W’gong, 2010-2015
  • Noel Cornish AM, BSc (Metallurgy) MEngEc Newcastle, 2016-2017

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
  • Professor Paul Wellings CBE, BSc(JntHons) Lond, MSc Dunelm, PhD East Ang, Hon DSc Lanc, Hon DUniv Surrey, Hon DSc W’gong 2012-2021

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
  • Professor Judy A Raper AM, BE(Hons) PhD UNSW, FTSE, FIEAust, FAICD 2008-2018
  • Professor Alison Jones MD, FRCPE, FRCP, CBiol FRSB, FRACP, FACMT, FAACT, GAICD 2017-2021

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
  • Professor Paul Chandler BSc(Hons), DipEd Syd, MSc(Psych), PhD UNSW, MAICD 2015-2020
  • Professor Alison Jones MD, FRCPE, FRCP, CBiol FRSB, FRACP, FACMT, FAACT, GAICD 2016-2017
  • Professor Colin Picker A.B (Bowdoin College), J.D (Yale), PhD (UNSW) 2018-2019
  • Professor Paul Gollan BA (Hons) UNSW, MBA (General) Nott, MSc LSE, PhD LSE, FCIPD, FAHRI 2018-2020 

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 Chief Administrative Officer

  • Melva Crouch CSM, BBus USQ, GradDipAsST UNE, GradDipMgmt ACSC, MAIR Deakin 2013-2019

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
  • Professor Wilma Vialle BEd MEd Tas, PhD USF 2014-2020

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