The Vice-Chancellor’s Strategy Group (VCSG) is the peak senior planning forum of Australian Catholic University (ACU). The VCSG meets to consider and discuss institutional issues that span across all University operations.

It provides an opportunity for the Vice-Chancellor to brief executive staff on current and emerging management matters.

Other key functions include:

  • To provide a forum for discussion and consideration of progress of strategies against the strategic plan;
  • Provide advice to the Vice-Chancellor on major initiatives related to the strategic plan;
  • Provide a forum for discussion on matters of importance to the Vice-Chancellor and
  • Consider matters of external policy both professional and stakeholder that influence unit operations

The VCSG is chaired by the Vice-Chancellor of the University and meets monthly from February to December in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

NAMEProfessor Greg Craven TITLEVice-Chancellor and President
NAMEProfessor Pauline Nugent TITLEProvost
NAMEDr Stephen Weller TITLEChief Operating Officer
NAMEFather Anthony Casamento TITLEVice President
NAMEProfessor Wayne McKenna  TITLEDeputy Vice-Chancellor, Research
NAMEProfessor Zlatko Skrbis TITLEDeputy Vice-Chancellor, Education & Innovation
NAMEProfessor Hayden Ramsay TITLEDeputy Vice-Chancellor, Coordination
NAMEMr Chris Riley TITLEPro Vice-Chancellor, Global and Educational Pathways
NAMEProfessor James McLaren TITLEPro Vice-Chancellor, Research
NAMEProfessor Sandra Jones TITLEPro Vice-Chancellor, Engagement
NAMEProfessor Michael Ondaatje TITLEPro Vice-Chancellor (Arts and Academic Culture)
NAMEProfessor Margot Hillel TITLEChair, Academic Board
NAMEVacant TITLEAssociate Vice-Chancellor, NSW
NAMEProfessor Jim Nyland TITLEAssociate Vice-Chancellor, QLD
NAMEDr John Ballard TITLEAssociate Vice-Chancellor, VIC
NAMEProfessor Michelle Campbell TITLEExecutive Dean of Health Sciences
NAMEProfessor Elizabeth Labone TITLEExecutive Dean, Education and Arts
NAMEProfessor Therese Joiner TITLEExecutive Dean, Law and Business
NAMEProfessor Dermot Nestor TITLEExecutive Dean, Theology & Philosophy
NAMEMr Scott Jenkins TITLEChief Financial Officer
NAMEMs Jane Ceolin TITLEDirector, First Peoples and Equity Pathways
NAMEMs Kathy Vozella TITLEDirector, Marketing & External Relations
NAMEMr Ashley Midalia TITLEDirector, Government, Policy and Strategy
NAMEMr Paul Campbell TITLEDeputy Chief Operating Officer
NAMEDr Omer Yezdani TITLEDirector, Office of Planning & Strategic Management
NAMEProfessor Rocque Reynolds TITLEDean, Thomas More Law School
NAMEBr David Hall TITLEDean, La Salle Academy
NAMEDr Michael Casey TITLEDirector, PM Glynn Institute
NAMEMs Simone Chetcuti TITLEDirector, Office of the Vice-Chancellor and President


Mrs Ewa Kluk 
Executive Officer, Office of the Vice-Chancellor and President


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