R. Ian Jack, MA, PhD, FRHistS, FRAHS
Dean of the Faculty of Arts, 1974–77
Scottish-born, Ian Jack graduated in Arts from Glasgow University before going on to complete his doctorate at the University of London.
Jack joined Sydney University in 1961 as a lecturer in the History department. He became a senior lecturer in 1965 and was promoted to associate professor in 1970. After retiring, he became an honorary research associate in 2002. He has also had a long association with St Andrew’s College, Sydney University, where he is senior fellow and College archivist.
Jack was elected to succeed A.I. Jones as dean of the faculty, and then re-elected for a second term.