Honorary awards

Keith Lynden Jennings

An honorary degree, Doctor of the University, was conferred on the University's former Registrar and Deputy Principal, Mr Keith Jennings, at a graduation ceremony held on 25 February 1994 in the Great Hall.

Keith Jennings

Keith Jennings after conferral of the award of Doctor of the University, 1994, photo, University of Sydney Archives.


In a citation read by the Vice·Chancellor, Professor Don McNicol, Mr Jennings was described as an administrator of rare quality, esteemed by his colleagues in both the administrative and academic spheres of the University.

'He has contributed profoundly to University educational concerns in teaching, research and scholarship,' said Professor McNicol. 'He is renowned for his command of detail, for his capacity to identify problems and to solve them, for his ready wit, for his courage, for his warm concern for everyone who works with him.'

Mr Jennings retired from Sydney in 1993 and now holds the position of Registrar at the University of Western Sydney.

From 'The University of Sydney News', 8 March 1994