Scott, not a croc

The Northern Territory News ran a big story that Scott Bowman (former CQU VC) is the “preferred candidate” to be VC of Charles Darwin U

Or maybe not. “The appointment of CDU’s new vice-chancellor is a decision that needs to be endorsed by the council.  This appointment has not been to CDU Council for ratifying. CDU did not provide the information in the NT News, and we are investigating the source,” Interim VC Mike Wilson told staff yesterday.

“Whatever happens”, a learned reader remarks, “it is no mean feat for an academic, not a crocodile, to make a splash in the News.”