Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
B.Ed (Hons) (Tas), DPhil (Oxon), PFHEA

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) holds responsibility for the establishment and satisfaction of academic standards at ANU, including the delivery of an exceptional educational and student experience.

The portfolio's key roles are to:

  • Highlight and expand the University's national and global leadership in the provision of research-led education.
  • Enhance quality and standards in education, including innovation in program development and delivery and educational administration.
  • Nurture and recognise student and staff achievements in education.
  • Strengthen regional, national and global connections in curriculum, industry partnerships and educational research.
  • Support College-led processes of curriculum renewal.

Current priorities include:

  • Implementation of approaches and metrics on the recruitment, retention, mentoring, management and development of academic and professional staff to lead the sector.
  • Provision of mentorship, training and/or professional development to ensure our teaching staff have the opportunity to excel
  • Generation and regeneration of the University's teaching and learning spaces and practices
  • Introducing Australia's first university-wide integrated approach to admissions, accommodation and scholarships which recognises academic and co-curriculum achievements and matches financial support with need and which sets the highest national standards
  • Philanthropic activities to transform the opportunities of ANU students and educators.

Professor Hughes-Warrington was appointed as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at ANU in November 2011. She is responsible for enhancing the University's national and global leadership in the provision of research-led education, and strengthening regional, national and international connections in curriculum, education commercialisation, philanthropy and educational research.



Recent op eds

Current Sector Engagements

  • Australia/New Zealand My eQuals Steering Committee
  • Department of Education Admissions Transparency Implementation Working Group
  • edX University Advisory Board
  • NSW Vice-Chancellor's Committee
  • Rhodes Australia National Secretary
  • Universities Australia Philanthropy Working Party
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