What Griffith U wants in a new VC

Ian O’Connor told staff in December that he would end his term as Griffith U VC at the end of this year and he spoke on a panel of outgoing VCs at the Universities Australia conference. But it’s only out in the wider world now, with the job being advertised Thursday.

According to the usual recruitment guff, “the next vice chancellor will be a truly inspirational leader of great intellectual distinction who has the humility to respect the university’s values and culture and who possesses the passion, commitment, personality and confidence to take Griffith forward.” Not to mention skilled in rhetoric, demonstrating how humble they are will reveal the cunning candidates.



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