Fellows of Senate

Professor Gavin Brown - Farewell 20 June 2008

A Farewell to University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Gavin Brown AO FAA CorrFRSE was held on 20 June 2008, comprising a Farewell Ceremony and Address at 6.00pm in the Great Hall, and a Cocktail Reception at 7.00pm in MacLaurin Hall, Quadrangle.


Gallery

Photographs are courtesy of Nuran Zorlu. Click on images for enlargements.

Farewell ceremony and address

Academic procession

The academic procession entering the Great Hall.

Academic procession

Professor Brown in the academic procession entering the Great Hall.

Academic procession

The Chancellor in the academic procession entering the Great Hall.

Official party

Pro Chancellor John McCarthy QC, Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO and Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown AO.

Invited guests

Guests and the official party.

MC Professor Andrew Coats

Master of Ceremonies Professor Andrew Coats.

Dame Leonie Kramer

Former Chancellor Dame Leonie Kramer AC DBE introduced the Vice-Chancellor and Principal.

Vice-Chancellor
Vice-Chancellor
Vice-Chancellor
Vice-Chancellor
Listening to the Vice-Chancellor

Professor Brown gave his farewell address.

Listening to the Vice-Chancellor
Listening to the Vice-Chancellor

Listening to the Vice-Chancellor's address

Vote of thanks
Vote of thanks

The Chancellor gave the vote of thanks to Professor Brown.

Applause for the Vice-Chancellor
Applause for the Vice-Chancellor
Applause for the Vice-Chancellor

Applause for Professor Brown.

The piper leads the academic procession out of the Great Hall
The piper leads the academic procession out of the Great Hall

The piper Nicholas Bilinsky leads the academic procession from the Great Hall.

Academic procession

The Chancellor leaves the Great Hall.

Academic procession

The Vice-Chancellor leaves the Great Hall.

Academic procession

The Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor leave the Great Hall.


Cocktail party

To the cocktail party

Registrar Dr William Adams, Fellows of Senate Professor Margaret Harris and Kim Wilson, and Richard Black.

Piper

The piper Nicholas Bilinsky precedes the procession entering MacLaurin Hall.

Entering MacLaurin Hall for the cocktail party

The Chancellor enters MacLaurin Hall.

Entering MacLaurin Hall for the cocktail party

The Vice-Chancellor enters MacLaurin Hall.

Cocktail party

Professor and Mrs Brown.

Professor Brown and Dame Leonie Kramer

Former Chancellor and Fellow of Senate Dame Leonie Kramer and Professor Brown.

Professor Brown and the piper

The piper Nicholas Bilinsky and Professor Brown.

Professor and Mrs Brown and Fellow of Senate Adam Spencer

Professor and Mrs Brown and Fellow of Senate Adam Spencer.

Professor Harris and Kim Anderson

Fellows of Senate Professor Margaret Harris and Kim Anderson.

At the cocktail party

Former Fellow of Senate Jo Haylen and SRC President Kate Laing.

At the cocktail party

Former Fellow of Senate Larina Frohlich and family.

Professor Gavin Brown and Diane Brown

Professor Gavin Brown and Diane Brown.

Professor Brown
Presentation of gift

The Chancellor presents the farewell gifts to Professor Brown which included a leather-bound collection of his regular column 'Obiter Dicta' and an addition to his own art collection, one of the acclaimed series 'Emu Dreaming - My Country' by renowned Indigenous artist Kudditji Kngwarreye.

Gift
Professor Brown