Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Portfolio overview

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) portfolio includes divisions that support learning and teaching at La Trobe. The portfolio’s priorities include ensuring an outstanding student experience and employability outcomes for our graduates.

Our key portfolio plans and strategies are outlined below:

The portfolio divisions include:

  1. Business Innovation team
  2. Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research
  3. Indigenous Strategy and Education
  4. La Trobe Learning and Teaching
  5. La Trobe Library
  6. Public Scholarship
  7. Quality and Standards [staff only]
  8. Student Success

La Trobe’s inaugural Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Success, Professor Vanderlelie is now Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), leading the learning and teaching portfolio across La Trobe.

Jessica is an Australian Learning and Teaching Fellow and has received a number of prestigious awards, including the Australian Award for Excellence in Teaching and the AFR Emerging Leader Award in recognition of her transformative leadership.