As Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International & Corporate), Professor Wheeler ensures that the Australian National University's international and corporate divisions, processes and systems support the achievement of the University's strategic objectives.
The DVCIC portfolio brings together Service Divisions with an extensive and diverse range of responsibilities and expertise. This includes coordination of the University's budget, resource allocation and strategic planning process. It also includes the delivery of services essential to the University's mission such as finance, human resources and infrastructure support.
Professor Wheeler is also responsible for the development and implementation of the University's academically-led international strategy. Sally chairs the ANU International Group and represents the University on international committees and formal engagements.
Working closely with the International Strategy & Partnerships office, the ANU International Liaison Offices, the University's Marketing and Student Recruitment Division and colleagues across the University, the DVCIC provides leadership to the University's strategic engagement with global partners and on international student recruitment.
Professor Wheeler joined the University as the Dean of the ANU College of Law in early 2018. In 2020, she was named the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International Strategy), a role she held concurrently with her position as Dean. In 2022, Sally took up the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International & Corporate).
Prior to taking up these positions at ANU, Sally was a Professor and Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Enterprise at Queen's University Belfast. She was elected to the Academy of Social Sciences and the Royal Irish Academy in 2011 and 2013, respectively. She became a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law in 2018 and in the 2017 New Years' Honours list, Sally was awarded an OBE for services to higher education in Northern Ireland.