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A friend to all bids farewell

Rhonda Ewart

Rhonda Ewart retires after an incredible six decades of distinguished service.

After serving and supporting the University of Tasmania for 63 years, our longest-serving employee and cherished philanthropist, Rhonda Ewart is celebrating her retirement.

During Rhonda’s career, which began in 1958, she has made outstanding contributions in student administration, examinations, public relations, scholarships and fundraising. Since 1999, she has been a vibrant and valued part-time member of the Advancement Office.

In addition to her professional services, Rhonda is a generous donor, as well as being a Foundation Governor, Member of the Vice Chancellor’s Circle, and a Friend of  the University.

Rhonda set up the Zoe Ewart Scholarship in Law to honour the memory of her mother. The scholarship encourages talented students to explore legal and justice issues at tertiary level.

The Rhonda Ewart Honours Scholarship in Dementia Care provides an honours scholarship in perpetuity to be awarded to a student undertaking Honours in Dementia Care with the Wicking Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania.

Upon her retirement, Rhonda was awarded the distinction of becoming a Professional Fellow in recognition of her exceptional and sustained service to the University of Tasmania over more than six decades.

It recognises her deep commitment to the University and continuing support of its students.

Learn more about Rhonda and the students she supports here.

Published on: 29 Jun 2021 1:23pm