Fellows of Senate

Membership news in 2013


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Updated 3 December 2013


Honours and distinctions in 2013

Alec Brennan AM 

Fellow of Senate and Pro Chancellor Mr Alec Brennan AM has been appointed a Member in the Order of Australia in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours for significant service to business and commerce, to tertiary education administration, and to the community.

Professor Simon Chapman AO

Former Fellow of Senate Professor Simon Chapman has been appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours for distinguished service to medical research as an academic and author, particularly in the area of public health policy, and to the community.


New Fellows in 2013

Belinda Jane Hutchinson AM

Ms Belinda Hutchinson AM, BEc Sydney, FCA
– Chancellor from 4 February 2013

Jordi Austin

Ms Jordi Austin, BA(Hons) MPsych(Clin) UNSW, MAPS GAICD 
– Non-academic staff Fellow from 1 June 2013

The Hon Verity Firth

The Hon Verity Firth, BA LLB Sydney
– Graduate Fellow from 1 December 2013

Ms Kate McClymont

Ms Kate McClymont, BA(Hons) Sydney
– Graduate Fellow from 1 December 2013

Dr Catriona Menzies-Pike

Dr Catriona Menzies-Pike, BA(Hons) PhD Sydney
– Graduate Fellow from 1 December 2013

Dr Gil Merom

Dr Gil Merom, BSc Hebrew University MA PhD Cornell 
– Academic staff Fellow from 1 June 2013

Professor Robert van Krieken

Professor Robert van Krieken, BA(Hons) PhD UNSW LLB Sydney
– Academic staff Fellow from 1 June 2013

Mr Andrew West

Mr Andrew West, BA(Hons) Sydney MSc Columbia
– Graduate Fellow from 1 December 2013


Fellows re-elected during 2013

Professor Marian P Baird

Professor Marian P Baird, BEc (Hons) DipEd PhD Sydney
– an Academic staff Fellow of Senate, whose second terrm commences on 1 June 2013 

Mr Peter FitzSimons AM

Mr Peter J FitzSimons AM, BA Sydney
– a Graduate Fellow of Senate, whose second terrm commences on 1 December 2013 

Professor Christopher R Murphy

Professor Chris R Murphy, BSc (Hons) Adel PhD Flinders DSc Sydney
– an Academic staff Fellow of Senate, whose second terrm commences on 1 June 2013 


Fellows who retired from Senate during 2013

Professor Richard H (Dick) Bryan

Professor Dick H Bryan, MEc Monash DPhil Sussex 
– an Academic staff Fellow, who retired from Senate on 30 June 2013

Dr Barry Catchlove

Dr Barry Catchlove, MB BS Sydney, FRACP FRACMA
a Graduate Fellow, who will retire from Senate on 1 December 2013

Dr Michael Copeman

Dr Michael C Copeman, DPhil Oxf MB BS BA Sydney
a Graduate Fellow, who will retire from Senate on 1 December 2013

Rachel Perkins

Ms Rachel Perkins
–  a Ministerial appointee who resigned from Senate in March 2013

Ms Jane Spring

Ms Jane Spring, BEc LLB MPA Sydney, ACIS CSA
a Graduate Fellow, who will retire from Senate on 1 December 2013

Mr David Turner

Mr David W Turner, BArch MDesSc Sydney, FAIA
a Graduate Fellow, who will retire from Senate on 1 December 2013

Associate Professor Ariadne Vromen

Associate Professor Ariadne Vromen, BSocSc (Hons) PhD UNSW MA Sydney
– an Academic staff Fellow, who retired from Senate on 30 June 2013

Kim Wilson

Ms Kim Wilson, MA Macquarie
– the Non-Academic staff Fellow, who retired from Senate on 30 June 2013