University Officers

David Martin Hoare

Fellow of Senate: 1 January 1998 to 31 December 2005
Pro Chancellor: 2003 - 2005
Chair, Finance Committee: 12 March 2001 to 31 December 2005
Chair, Remuneration Committee: 12 March 2001 to 31 December 2005


Mr Hoare was a Fellow of Senate appointed by the Minister for Education and Training for eight years, from 1 January 1998 to 31 December 2005. During that time he served first as a member (for three years) and then Chair (for five years) of the Finance Committee, as well as serving as Chair of the Audit and the Investment Committees.

As Chair of the Finance Committee, Mr Hoare was Chair of Senate’s Remuneration Committee; a member of the ad hoc Senate committee to discuss enterprise bargaining negotiations with the Vice-Chancellor and to ensure that senate’s financial and other responsibilities are discharged; a member of the Senate committee to assist the Vice-Chancellor with the preparation of an initial response to the Higher Education Review; and a member of the Senate committee to review any proposed state legislation or announcements concerning such legislation and to be available to provide advice to Senate as well as to the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor in order that senate’s position be represented appropriately.

Mr Hoare was also Pro-Chancellor for three years, appointed by Senate to carry out, by arrangement with the Chancellor, the functions of delegate of the Chancellor to preside at graduation ceremonies when the Chancellor is not available.

As a Fellow of Senate, Mr Hoare played a pivotal role in its finances and its governance. His dedication to the University was a mark of his distinguished tenure, as also his deep appreciation of the profound changes with which universities have to grapple.