Spence stays at Uni Sydney

The veteran VC has another four years

Michael Spence will stay on at the University of Sydney to 2022 after accepting a further four-year term. Dr Spence joined the university in 2008 and over the last decade has led a comprehensive academic and administrative restructure.

In 2016, his contract was renewed for two years, to give him time to oversee the continuing tasks, set out in the 2016-20 strategic plan. Now he has time, presumably to enjoy the results of his changes – and a home to his taste. The university reports it will sell the house, “where the VC currently resides” and he will move into “self-funded accommodation.”


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