Appointments, achievements

of the day

Jane Angel is the next ED of the Council of Australian University Librarians. She moves from Uni South Australia, where she is deputy director, resources and tech services. She starts in November, replacing Mark Sutherland who is retiring (as in giving up work).

The Australian Academy of the Humanities announces its 2022 medal for translation. It goes to Robert Savage for his translation from German of Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger’s biography of Maria Theresa.

of the week

Michael Adams becomes academic director of Uni New England’s Sydney campus. He continues head of its School of Law.

The Australian Research Council’s working group for a new Excellence in Research for Australia metric is * Michelle Duryea (convenor,Research Officer Directors Special Interest Group, Australasian Research Management Society) * Dom English (First assistant secretary Department of Education) * Nick Fisk  (DVC R UNSW) * Duncan Ivison ( former DVC R Uni Sydney) * Steve Larkin (PVC-Indigenous Engagement Uni Adelaide) * Kate McGrath (DVCR UTS) * Alistair Maclean (CEO Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency) * Chris Moran (DVC R Curtin U) * Cameron Neylon (humanities, Curtin U) * Tony Sheil (Director, Griffith U resarch office) * Mary Spongberg (DVC R Southern Cross U) * Vicki Thomson (chief executive Group of Eight) * Marnie Hughes-Warrington (DVC R Uni SA) * Judi Zielke (ARC CEO -chair).

Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities new board is, president: Nick Bisley (La Trobe U). VP: Robert Greenberg (Uni Auckland). treasurer: Matt McGuire (Western Sydney U). secretary: Heather Zwicker (Uni Queensland). NZ officer: Cynthia White (Massey U). members: Kate Darian-Smith (U Tasmania), Lori Lockyer (QUT), Deborah Gare (Murdoch U).

Susan Emery (Uni SA) wins the Women in Games award for games/esports educator.

Nicolas Hart moves from Flinders to UTS, where he will programme director of clinical exercise physiology.

In January, Tracy Humphrey will become Uni SA’s executive dean, Clinical and Health Sciences – she will move from Uni Queensland.

Amanda Morris is the new director of Charles Darwin U’s Academy of the Arts. She moves from ED, Conservatoire (leadership of higher education programmes) at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

Janine O’Flynn (Uni Melbourne and ANZ School of Government) becomes a fellow of the (US) National Academy of Public Administration.

At UTS, Robynne Quiggin become interim PVC, Indigenous Leadership and Engagement, replacing Michael McDaniel who moves to special advisor to the VC on Indigenous priorities.  Nareen Young becomes Associate Dean, Indigenous Leadership and Engagement in the UTS business school, replacing Professor Quiggin.