Academic Governance

Membership of Academic Senate

Ex-Officio

  • Vice-Chancellor: Prof Peter Rathjen
  • Provost & Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International): Prof Mike Calford
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research): Prof Brigid Heywood
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students & Education): Prof David Sadler
  • Principal, Australian Maritime College: Prof Neil Bose
  • Director, Menzies Institute for Medical Research: Prof Alison Venn 
  • Executive Director, Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies (IMAS): Prof Richard Coleman
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training): Prof Imelda Whelehan 
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Aboriginal Research & Leadership): Prof Maggie Walter 
  • President, TUU: Mr Tomas Rolf
  • Postgraduate President, TUU: Mr Abu Mahama
  • Campus President (North), TUU: Mr Caleb Dunn
  • International Students Officer, TUU: TBA

Deans

  • Arts: Prof Noel Frankham (Interim)
  • Education: Assoc Prof Karen Swabey (Acting)
  • Health: Prof Denise Fassett 
  • Law (HOS Law) : Prof Margaret Otlowski
  • Science, Engineering & Technology: Prof Brian Yates
  • Tasmanian School of Business & Economics: Prof Chris Earley

Heads of School

  • Architecture & Design: Prof Kirsten Orr
  • Biological Sciences: Assoc Prof Anthony Koutoulis 
  • Education: (Acting Dean of Faculty)
  • Engineering & ICT: Prof Andrew Chan
  • Health Sciences: Prof Dominic Geraghty
  • Humanities: Prof Tony Simoes da Silva
  • Land & Food: Prof Holger Meinke 
  • Law: (Dean of Faculty)
  • Medicine: Prof Ben Canny
  • Physical Sciences: Prof John Dickey
  • Social Sciences: Prof Catherine Palmer 
  • Tasmanian College of the Arts: Prof Kit Wise
  • Tasmanian School of Business & Economics: Prof David Adams (Interim)

Directors of National Centres

  • National Centre for Maritime Engineering & Hydrodynamics (NCMEH): Assoc Prof Michael Woodward (Interim)
  • National Centre for Ports & Shipping (NCPS): Prof Athanasios Karlis 

Chairs of Faculty Boards

  • Arts: TBA
  • Business & Economics: Prof John Tisdell
  • Education: Prof Bruce Waldrip
  • Health: Prof Justin Walls
  • Law: Prof Margaret Otlowski
  • Science, Engineering & Technology: TBA

Elected Members

  • Chair: Prof Dianne Nicol  Term:  31.12.2018
  • Deputy Chair:  Prof Dominic Geraghty  Term:  31.12.2016 
  • Research Fellow:  Prof Keith Jacobs  Term:  31.12.2017

Members of Academic Staff:

  • Dr Megan Alessandrini     Term:  31.12.2016  
  • Dr Peter Brett     Term:  31.12.2016
  • Ms Debra Carnes    Term:  31.12.2016
  • Dr Andrea Carr    Term:  31.12.2017
  • Dr Jamie Chapman    Term:  31.12.2017
  • Dr Renee Dwyer    Term:  31.12.2016
  • Assoc Prof Lisa Foa    Term:  31.12.2017
  • Dr John Kenny    Term:  31.12.2016
  • Dr Trevor Lewis     Term:  31.12.2016
  • Prof Elaine Stratford    Term:  31.12.2017
  • Dr Ashley Townsend    Term:  31.12.2017
  • Dr Stewart Williams     Term:  31.12.2017

Observers:

  • Prof Janelle Allison, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Community, Partnerships & Regional Development)
  • Mr Paul Barnett, Senior Executive Director (Business Development) 
  • Assoc Prof Natalie Brown, Executive Director (Academic Quality & Innovation)
  • Mr David Clerk, Chief Operating Officer
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research Collaborations & Infrastructure (Executive Director, IMAS)
  • Prof Gary O'Donovan, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)
  • Mrs Karmen Pemberton, (Acting) University Librarian
  • Mrs Stephanie Taylor, Chair, Student Experience Committee and Executive Director (Student Experience)
  • Prof Andrew Wells, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Strategy)

Secretary:

  • Ms Sonia Nelson