William Locke will become director of the University of Melbourne’s Centre for the Study of Higher Education in February. He will move from University College London where he is now director of the Centre for Higher Education Studies and deputy director of the Centre for Global Higher Education. Dr Locke replaces Gregor Kennedy, who continues as the university’s PVC Teaching and Learning.
The PVC digital learning appointment QUT announced in May is filled. Kevin Ashford-Rowe, moves from Australian Catholic U.
UTS dean of arts and social sciences, Mary Spongberg is moving to Southern Cross U where she will be DVC Research.
Monash U is establishing a robotics research facility to be led by Dana Kulic. Professor Kulic will move from the University of Waterloo in January.