Mr Malthouse continues role at La Trobe

Michael (Mick) Malthouse

Mick MalthouseRecently, Mr Malthouse has decided to return to his distinguished career as one of Australia’s most regarded AFL coaches. However, he will also continue to further develop his role at the University.
‘We are delighted that Mick will remain as La Trobe’s first Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, and we look forward to his continued involvement in the La Trobe Sports Journalism, Sports Management and MBA programs,’ said La Trobe University’s Vice Chancellor Professor John Dewar.   

‘These are very special programs of which we are proud and they provide an opportunity to best utilise Mick's exceptional leadership skills to make an imprint on our students and communities.
‘He is a deeply valued member of the La Trobe community and we are privileged that he has positively influenced our educational and student support programs,’ said Professor Dewar.
Currently, Mr Malthouse is visiting all La Trobe campuses in Melbourne, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton and Albury-Wodonga to help inspire our students and to work with community schools in helping them increase student aspiration. 
‘Mick's presence and work has registered strongly in our schools program, developing its own momentum.
'The role of Vice-Chancellor's Fellow is a flexible one, and as the University’s relationship with Mick grows, we will continue towards our goal of becoming one of Victoria's top 3 universities and Australia’s number one University in sport. 

‘We will involve Mick's exceptional leadership skills to further mature our longstanding programs, particularly in La Trobe's MBA leadership program, Sports Management and Sports Journalism programs,’ said Professor Dewar.

‘La Trobe has given me a solid insight into how important a university is to the community and the many lives it can impact through education.  

‘I am delighted to continue to be a part of the La Trobe ‘team’, and excited to help lead us towards the goal of being Australia’s number one university for sport in all its aspects,’ said Mr Malthouse.


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