The Vice-Chancellor and President is ACU’s Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for preserving and fostering the essential character of the University as a Catholic Institution.

He provides strategic leadership and oversees the University’s operational management, whilst ensuring that all activities are consistent with the ACU Mission.

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Professor Zlatko Skrbis, Vice-Chancellor and President of Australian Catholic University.

Professor Zlatko Skrbis was appointed as ACU’s Vice-Chancellor and President in 2020.

Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Zlatko Skrbis is the fourth Vice-Chancellor and President of ACU, a position he has held since January 2021. He joined ACU in 2018 and has also served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education and Innovation) and Interim Provost. He previously held senior leadership positions at Monash University and The University of Queensland.

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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.

The Vice-Chancellor’s Advisory Committee

Chaired by the Vice-Chancellor, the Vice-Chancellor’s Advisory Committee 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

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Governance Directorate

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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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