Hammond sets departure date at Notre Dame Australia

The second vice chancellor this week has set a departure date, with University of Notre Dame Australia’s Celia Hammond announcing she will step down at the end of 2019. She follows Deakin U’s Jane den Hollander who will leave at, or before, the end of her second term in June next year.

Chancellor Chris Ellison says “succession planning, to see a person of the highest calibre” to replace Professor Hammond will “commence shortly,” with the university preparing a new strategic plan.

Professor Hammond is UNDA’s third VC, in the job since 2008 and with the university since 1998.


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