University management

The University Council is the governing body of the University, presided over by the Chancellor and with membership defined by the La Trobe University Act of 1964.

The Academic Board considers and advises the Vice-Chancellor and the University Council on academic matters and any other broad issues which affect the academic excellence of the University.

Professor James Walker chairs the Academic Board.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Dewar, is the senior academic appointment of the University.

The Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor John Dewar, is assisted by a senior executive group which provides advice on strategic and operational planning.

Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice-Chancellor

Pro Vice-Chancellors

Campus directors are responsible for the day to day administration to the faculties in the pursuit of the academic mission of the University.

Management of our campuses

The University Ombudsman is able to provide advice and assistance in resolving complaints where a complaint or grievance regarding an academic matter or an administrative decision or action is not resolved through the relevant college, school or administrative department.

University Ombudsman, Professor Andrew Brennan

We have several residential colleges, as well as student apartments and graduate housing.

Living at La Trobe