Fellows of Senate
The Hon Justice Kim Santow AO
The Hon Justice Kim Santow AO was Chancellor of the University of Sydney from 2 October 2001 to 31 May 2007.
Former Chancellor Emeritus Professor Dame Leonie Kramer AC DBE with Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow OAM, photo, courtesy of ZOOM Productions, at a Dinner held in the Boardroom, Darlington Centre, the University of Sydney on 20 December 2001 in honour of Dame Leonie following her retirement as Chancellor.
The University of Sydney Sesquicentenary celebrations between 1999 and 2002 commemorated various important phases in the foundation of the University. Indigenous elder Sylvia Scott delivered a "welcome to country" at the formal ceremony held on 11 October 2002 in the Great Hall to mark the sesquicentenary of the inauguration of the University of Sydney and of the commencement of Higher Education, photo, courtesy of ZOOM Productions ... more
The Chancellor Justice Kim Santow OAM conferring the degree of Doctor of Medicine (honoris causa) upon the Governor of NSW and later Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Maria Bashir, photo, courtesy of ZOOM Productions ... more.
The Hon Dennis Mahoney (Hon LLD 2002), Mrs Mahoney, Mrs Lee Santow and Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow OAM at the Vice-Chancellor's Christmas reception, December 2003, photo, University of Sydney Archives.
The University held a series of events in Beijing in September 2005. On 2 September 2005 a Presentation Ceremony for over 400 graduates and their guests was held in the Great Hall of the People. This photo: the Deputy Chancellor Emeritus Professor Ann Sefton AO, the Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow OAM and the Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown and (above) the Chancellor at the Beijing presentation ceremony, photo, courtesy University of Sydney.
On 3 September 2005 the University hosted a Banquet in Beijing for 90 key dignitaries and senior University staff. The photo above is of the Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow OAM with a guest, photo, courtesy University of Sydney ... more.
Sir Nicholas Shehadie, Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown, Ms Diana Ranck, the Governor of NSW Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO (Chancellor from 2008), Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow OAM and Mrs Lee Santow at the Vice-Chancellor's Christmas Reception, December 2005, photo, University Archives.
Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow OAM introduced US Secretary of State Dr Condoleezza Rice who spoke at the University of Sydney to an audience of more than 300 students from different universities across NSW on 16 March 2006, photo, courtesy University Media Office ... more.
Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow OAM, Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown, Prime Minister John Howard and the Institute's founder, Professor Max Bennett, at the opening of the second stage of the Brain and Mind Research Institute, 5 June 2006, photo, courtesy University of Sydney Publications ... more.
Chancellor the Hon Justice Kim Santow OAM speaking at an annual Blues dinner at which the University honours the most elite atheletes across all sports, photo, University Archives. Justice Santow had a University Blue in rowing, of which he was very proud.
The Hon Justice Santow OAM retired as Chancellor on 31 May 2007 ... more.
The photo above shows the Hon Justice Santow OAM beside his portrait by Lewis Miller, in January 2007, photo, copyright David Ellis.
A number of functions were held to farewell the Hon Justice Santow OAM as Chancellor, including a reception in the Great Hall to farewell the Chancellor and mark the unveiling of his Official Portrait by Lewis Miller. The photo above shows the Chancellor with the artist Lewis Miller beside the portrait which was unveiled at a ceremony in the Great Hall on 15 May 2007, photo, copyright Memento Photography - more.
Portrait of the Hon Justice Kim Santow OAM (Chancellor 2001-2007), 2006, Artist Lewis Miller (1959- ), Oil painting, oil on canvas 1220x910mm, Commissioned by the University of Sydney 2006, (University Art Collection, reproduced with the kind permission of Lewis Miller and the University of Sydney).
Another function to farewell the Chancellor was a Fellows' Dinner, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, on 23 May 2007 in the Forum Restaurant at the Darlington Centre. This photo of Mrs Lee Santow with Justice Santow is courtesy of the University Secretariat.
Justice Santow presided over his final graduation ceremony as Chancellor at 4.00pm on Friday 25 May 2007. The ceremony was for the Faculty of Science and during the ceremony he conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Science upon Professor Krithivasan Ramamritham, photo, copyright Memento Photography.
Justice Santow acknowledging applause at his final graduation ceremony on 25 May 2007, photo, courtesy Memento Photography.
Former Chancellor the Hon Kim Santow AO (having been made an Officer in the Order of Australia in June 2007) died peacefully after a short illness on 10 April 2008.
A Memorial Ceremony to celebrate the life of former Chancellor the Hon Kim Santow AO was held in the Great Hall at the University of Sydney at 6.00pm on Wednesday, 23 April 2008. The Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO gave a eulogy at the ceremony, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography ... more.
Portrait of the Hon Kim Santow AO as Chancellor at the Memorial Ceremony, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.