Fellows of Senate

Raymond Arthur Priddle

Mr Raymond Priddle, BE Sydney, MIEAust, was a Fellow of Senate appointed by the Governor from 1967 to 1971.


Senate's obituary

Raymond Arthur Priddle, who died on 11th August, 1971, was a Fellow of the Senate appointed by the Governor from November, 1967 until his death. He served on the Finance Committee from 1969 to 1971 and on the Faculty of Engineering during the whole of his term as a Fellow. He was on the Council of the Planning Research Centre and a contributor to the Post-Graduate Civil Engineering Foundation.

He graduated Bachelor of Engineering in this University in 1934 with First Class Honours and the University Medal in Civil Engineering. He was awarded the University, A.U.S.A. and Imperial Universities' blues for rifle shooting.

During his professional career, he was associated with a wide variety of engineering projects. Work associated with education included site planning and various structures for The University of Sydney, notably the Stellar Interferometer at Narrabri, the Mills Cross near Canberra and the City Road footbridge. He was also engaged on work for the Australian National University, The Universities of Queensland, New South Wales, Newcastle and Macquarie.

Mr Priddle was a Past President of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, and a recipient of their R. W. Chapman Medal in 1963. He was also a former President of the Association of Consulting Structural Engineers, N.S.W., and held offices in the Federal Association.

Source: University Calendar 1973, Vol II