Leadership

The Vice-Chancellor and President is our chief executive officer, represents ACU both nationally and internationally, provides strategic leadership and oversees the operational management of the University.

Learn more about the expertise of our leadership team, and understand how leadership is structured at ACU.

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ACU Leadership

With a strong history of Catholic service, Professor Greg Craven AO GCSG was appointed as ACU’s Vice-Chancellor and President in 2008.

Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Craven came to ACU with a background in law and academia. During his time at ACU, in recognition of his service to Catholic education, he has been named an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia, and appointed by Pope Francis as a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Gregory the Great – one of the Holy See’s highest honours.

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Role and responsibilities

The Vice-Chancellor and President is our chief executive officer, represents ACU both nationally and internationally, provides strategic leadership and oversees the operational management of the University.

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Our senior leadership team

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Each of our key leaders helps chart ACU’s strategic direction, and brings their corporate and academic expertise to the management of specific portfolios.

Senior Executive Group

Chaired by the Vice-Chancellor, the SEG is responsible for University-wide strategic planning. The group meets regularly to discuss matters related to ACU’s direction and performance.

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Organisational structure

Access a visual representation of our organisational structure, understand the responsibilities of our senior executives, and learn more about key personnel.

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Governance Directorate

Meet the personnel within our Governance Directorate, and get an overview of the directorate’s role at the University.

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Governance structure

Meet our Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor, learn about the decision-making bodies at ACU, and meet their members.

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Government engagement

We engage with all levels of government to help develop public policy and ensure we’re meeting government regulations.

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Guiding principles

Our statutes, regulations and policies direct the internal organisation, management and governance of the University.

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