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ACU welcome new Vice-Chancellor


Australian Catholic University (ACU) as welcomed distinguished lawyer and academic Professor Greg Craven as its new Vice-Chancellor.

Prof Craven says he sees his appointment as an opportunity for ACU National to expand on its unique position as a proud Catholic university.

"I believe strongly in the importance and place of Catholic universities
and the value they bring to communities and to higher education," Prof Craven said.

"I look forward to leading an institution that draws on the best of rigorous academic and intellectual foundations, and from core Catholic values."

Prof Craven will visit each of the six ACU National campuses across Australia over the next month, starting today, meeting with staff, students and partners of the university.

He has published numerous journal articles and books and is a regular contributor
to public debate and a columnist for various media outlets.

Prior to his appointment at ACU National, Professor Craven served as Deputy
Vice-Chancellor (Strategy and Planning) at Curtin University of Technology
in WA, where he also held the position of Professor of Government and Constitutional Law, having previously served as Executive Director of the John Curtin Institute of Public Policy.

Prof Craven was Foundation Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame Australia, and Reader in Law at the University of Melbourne and served as Crown Counsel to the Victorian Government from 1992-95.

SOURCE
New Vice Chancellor appointed (04/01/08)

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Prof Greg Craven (Wikipedia)

4 Feb 2008