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.