Rathjen resigns from Uni Adelaide

Chancellor Catherine Branson yesterday announced the vice chancellor’s departure, due to ill-health

Peter Rathjen has been on indefinite-leave since early May.

South Australia’s Independent Commissioner Against Corruption,Bruce Lander stated then (May 7) he had, “commenced an investigation in respect of allegations of improper conduct by the vice chancellor of the University of Adelaide. I am also investigating the manner in which the university dealt with those allegations.”

Mr Lander added, “my investigation is in respect of potential issues of serious or systemic misconduct and maladministration, not corruption,” (the emphasis is Mr Landers).