The Chancellor at UWS is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, the peak governing body of the University. Professor Peter Shergold AC
was appointed Chancellor from 1 January 2011 continuing a distinguished academic and public service career.
The Vice-Chancellor is the University President and CEO, responsible for managing all academic and administrative areas of the University. Professor Janice Reid AM
has served in this role since 1998. Read the Vice-Chancellor's welcome to UWS
The governing authority of the University, the Board manages development of broad policies and strategic plans, and is informed by a number of standing committees.
This is the peak forum in the University for academic debate and discourse. The Senate is a standing committee of the board, and is responsible for academic standards and values.
The Office of Governance Services provides a wide range of support services to the governing bodies of the University, as well as managing such issues as complaint resolution and records and archives.