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Vice-Chancellor's news

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New Head of School

Friday, 11 November 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

It’s my pleasure to join the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Computing Health and Science, Professor Tony Watson, in welcoming Professor Ken Greenwood to the role of Head of School of Psychology and Social Sciences.

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2011 Academic Promotions

Thursday, 22 September 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

A unifying characteristic of many good universities throughout the world is their willingness to encourage academic staff who believe they are performing their work at a level higher than that of their substantiative position to make the case for promotion. Such a case should be based on evidence over a substantial period (generally some years).

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Top 100

Thursday, 08 September 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

As ECU's Vice-Chancellor, I am very proud of the achievements of all ECU students. Each year we acknowledge the top 100 students at our University, based on their weighted average mark and number of completed units.

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Lynne Cohen and Pierre Horwitz appointed as Professors

Friday, 22 July 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

It is my pleasure to announce Professor Lynne Cohen and Professor Pierre Horwitz as successful applicants this year for promotion to the position of Professor (Level E). I congratulate them on their success and I thank them for their sustained contributions to ECU in a variety of scholarly ways at a very high level.

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NAIDOC Week celebrations

Thursday, 14 July 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

At the beginning of July, to coincide with NAIDOC Week, the ECU community joined together to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Mike Walsh Fellowships

Friday, 01 July 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

It was the University’s great pleasure to learn this week that our Western Australian Academy of Arts (WAAPA) graduates are now eligible to apply for the prestigious Mike Walsh Fellowships.

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Reception at the Australian Embassy

Monday, 27 June 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

I was fortunate to attend the reception at the Australian Embassy in Washington on Monday, 27 June 2011, during my visit to George Washington University.

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Congratulations to WAAPA

Thursday, 16 June 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

Congratulations to the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) on a very successful and enjoyable opening night of the mid-year musical Crazy for You.

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New Head of School

Friday, 10 June 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

It’s my pleasure to join the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Computing Health and Science, Professor Tony Watson, in welcoming the Head of our new School of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Moira Sim, who will start immediately.

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United States visit

Wednesday, 08 June 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

I have just returned after almost three weeks in the USA where I attended the International Association of University Presidents’ triennial meeting in New York and then visited universities in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington (DC), and El Paso.

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Vale Arthur Hartley

Friday, 03 June 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

It is with deep regret that I announce the passing of Mr Arthur Hartley at age 105. Mr Hartley was ECU’s oldest Alumnus and graduated from the Claremont Teachers' College, one of ECU’s well-known predecessor institutions, in 1927.

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ECU's oldest alumnus celebrates 105th birthday

Monday, 23 May 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

On 21 May 2011 it was my honour to attend the 105th birthday party of ECU’s oldest alumnus, Arthur Hartley. Mr Hartley graduated from the Claremont Teachers' College, one of our precursor institutions, in 1927.

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Vice-Chancellor’s Easter-ANZAC Day message

Tuesday, 19 April 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

As we enjoy an extra long Easter weekend, let us not forget that the additional public holiday this year is to commemorate ANZAC Day.

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Winners of 2011 Vice-Chancellor’s teaching awards announced

Friday, 08 April 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

I am pleased to announce that a number of staff have been recognised for their outstanding achievements in teaching and learning through the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching; Awards for Programs that Enhance Learning; and Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

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Temporary changes within the Vice-Chancellor’s office

Friday, 28 January 2011 About ECU > Vice-Chancellor > Vice-Chancellor's news > 2011

Many of you will be aware that our colleague Karen D’costa will commence twelve months maternity leave soon. Karen has been supporting me in her role as my Executive Officer since March 2008 and has undertaken this role in an exceptionally professional manner.

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