Executive and Faculty leaders


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

Professor Tyrone Carlin

Vice-Chancellor and President

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Professor Mary Spongberg

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor

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Professor Mary Spongberg BA(Hons)(Sydney), PhD(Sydney) Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Academic Capability)

Brendon Nelson

Vice-President (Students) and Registrar

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Brendon Nelson GradDipMgt(UTS), MBus(UTS) Vice President (Students) and Registrar

Anna-Maree Shaw

Vice-President (Future Students and Outreach)

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Professor Erica Wilson

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Innovation)

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Professor Erica Wilson BAdmin(Tourism)(Hons)(JCU), GradDip(EnvStud)(Adel), PhD(Griff) Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Innovation)

Professor Thomas Roche

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Quality)

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Professor Thomas Roche BA(UQ), BEd(UQ), PhD(Dresden) Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Quality)

Ben Roche

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Education Impact)

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Mr Ben Roche BSc(Hons)(UNSW), MEd(UTS) Vice President (Engagement)

Jack Williamson

Vice-President (Strategy and Implementation)

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Mr Jack Williamson Vice President (Strategy and Implementation)

Kim Franks

Vice-President (People & Culture)

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Travis Walker

Vice-President (Finance)

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Travis Walker BBus(RMIT), MBA(La Trobe) Vice President (Finance)

Allan Morris

Vice-President (Operations)

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Allan Morris Vice President (Operations)

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Faculty and College Leaders

The University has four academic Faculties and two colleges:

Professor Mike Ewing

Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

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Dean Mike Ewing

Professor Jon Hill

Executive Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering

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Dean-Jon Hill

Professor Julie Jomeen

Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Professor of Midwifery

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Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles

Executive Dean, Faculty of Education

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Dr Stuart Barlo

Dean, Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples

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Professor Thomas Roche

Director, SCU College

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