Provost’s Office

In addition to providing high-level executive and policy support to the Provost, the key functions of the Provost’s Office include the following:

Academic promotions
Management of the processes in relation to the University’s annual academic promotion rounds.

Academic reviews
The Provost represents the Senior Executive Group (SEG) for joint Academic Board/SEG reviews of faculties in the University. The Provost's office provides administrative support for these reviews. The office also provides project management support for other academic reviews that are directly commissioned by the Provost.

Communication with and between faculty managers
Fostering understanding, consultation, cohesion and improvement in relation to University policies, procedures, operations and strategic initiatives, across the academic community and the central portfolios.

Faculty management reforms
Providing support to the faculties in relation to the effective management of reform processes.

Human Resources matters involving the Provost
Providing policy support to the Provost on Human Resources matters involving academic staff, and ensuring that staffing matters referred to the Provost for approval are in order.

University centres and institutes
Monitoring and review of University centres and institutes, to support the effective management, appropriate governance and efficient use of resources.

Our staff

Office of the Provost

Executive Officer to the Provost
Darren Burdon
Room L2.22, Quadrangle (A14)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006
T +61 2 9036 5027 F +61 2 9036 5031
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Executive Director
Sandra Harrison
Room L2.06, Quadrangle (A14)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006
T +61 2 9036 6490 M +61 434 568 744
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Associate Director Operations
Lynda Rose
Room L2.01, Quadrangle (A14)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006
T +61 2 9036 5027 M +61 421 632 039
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Executive Officer
Megan Hobbs
Room L2.03, Quadrangle (A14)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006
T +61 2 9036 9681
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Academic promotions

Manager, Academic Promotions Unit
Kathryn Lynch
Room L2.03, Quadrangle (A14)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006
T +61 2 9036 5198
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Administrative Officer, Academic Promotions Unit
Melissa Hunt
Room L2.03, Quadrangle (A14)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006
T +61 2 9351 4039
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