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 Barney Glover
was appointed Vice-Chancellor from 1 January 2014.
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.
UWS Making the Difference: 2014 – 2016 Strategy