The Southern Cross University Executive team is led by the Vice Chancellor Professor Adam Shoemaker. The VC Executive committee is advisory to the Vice Chancellor, and is comprised of:

Professor Adam ShoemakerVice Chancellor

Professor Adam Shoemaker

Professor Mary Spongberg DVC Research 180-252 - used on about/executive pageDeputy Vice Chancellor (Research)

Professor Mary Spongberg

Professor Tyron CarlinDeputy Vice Chancellor (Academic)

Professor Tyrone Carlin

Travis Walker Vice President (Finance)

Travis Walker


The University has six academic schools and two colleges:

Arts and Social Sciences
Head of School, Professor Mark Hughes

Business and Tourism
Dean and Head of School, Head of Gold Coast campus, Professor Robin Stonecash

Dean and Head of School of Education, Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles

Environment, Science and Engineering
Head of School, Professor Nick Ashbolt

Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples
Director, Dr Stuart Barlo

Health and Human Sciences
Head of School, Professor Julie Jomeen

Law and Justice
Dean of Law and Head of School, Head of Lismore Campus, Professor William MacNeil

SCU College
Director, Associate Professor Thomas Roche