Emeritus Professor Ingrid Moses

PhD, DLitt (h.c.) (UTS) (CSU-S)

Emeritus Professor Ingrid Moses
Chancellor
University of Canberra

About Emeritus Professor Moses

Emeritus Professor Ingrid Moses

Emeritus Professor Ingrid Moses has been Chancellor of the University of Canberra since January 2006. She previously served as Vice-Chancellor of the University of New England, Armidale, NSW from mid 1997 to early January 2006. She holds a degree in Social Sciences from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany, a Master of Arts in Sociology and a PhD in higher education (UQ). Her research, consultancies and publications have been in higher education, earning her two honorary DLitt awards (UTS, CSU-S) for her work in higher education, both at national and international level, and Fellowships with the SRHE (UK), the Australian College of Educators, and the Australian Council for Educational Leaders. She is also a Life Member of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Inc. In 2003 she was awarded by the Australian government a Centenary Medal for her contribution to rural education.

She is the immediate past president of the International Association of University Presidents; a member of the Advisory Board of the Jordan-based International Leadership Institute of the United Nations University where she served on Council for six years, two of these as Chair of the Council; a member of the International Advisory Committee of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (UK); a member of the Second and Third Regional Women’s Advisory Council to the Deputy Prime Minister, and a member of the Bologna Process Steering Group, advising the Minister for Education, Science and Training. She is also a member of the Steering Committee for the International Association of University Governing Bodies.

She was for six years until March ’07 Director of the Australian Universities Quality Agency; and for five years (until December ’06) a member of Council of the University of the South Pacific. She was also a Member of the Board of Directors of IDP Education Australia and the Australian Vice-Chancellor’s Committee.

She has worked as a consultant for the OECD, OECD/IMHE, UNESCO and the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Women and Leadership Program. She has contributed as a consultant, speaker and member of review panels to the planning, quality, educational and research training processes in many universities in Australia, New Zealand, several European countries, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Africa, USA and Canada and over the past few years has contributed mainly on management and leadership issues, incl. issues of autonomy and governance.