About Senate

Secretaries to Senate

In general, the role of Secretary to Senate has historically been part of the position of Registrar of the University of Sydney. However, between 2008 and 2013, a separate position of Secretary to Senate was created.


Current Secretary to Senate
 David Pacey

David Pacey
BBus GradCertMgt GradDipBus CSU
Executive Director and Education Portfolio Manager: 2011–
Acting Registrar: 2013– 
Acting Secretary to Senate: 2014–



Previous Secretaries to Senate
Richard Greenup

Dr Richard Greenup (1803–1866), photo, State Library of Queensland, negative 161626
MD Camb
Secretary to Senate and Registrar: 1851–1852

 

William Louis Hutton
BA
Secretary and Registrar: 1852–1853

Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy (1829–1882), photo, Mitchell Library of New South Wales, Digital order number: gpo1_12249 
BA Oxf
Registrar and Secretary: 1853–1882

Henry Ebenezer Barff

Henry Ebenezer Barff CMG (1857–1925), photo, University of Sydney Archives
MA Sydney
Registrar: 1882–1893
Registrar and Librarian: 1893–1914
Warden and Registrar: 1914–1924

Walter Albert Selle

Walter Albert Selle (1883–1968), picture, University of Sydney Archives
MA HonLLD Sydney
Registrar: 1924–1947

Geoffrey Dale

Geoffrey Dale, photo, University of Sydney Archives
BEc Sydney
Registrar: 1947–1950

Wilson Harold Maze

Wilson Harold Maze MBE (1911–1985), photo, University of Sydney Archives
MSc HonDSc Sydney
Registrar: 1950–1955

Margaret Alison Telfer

Margaret Alison Telfer OBE (1904–1974), photo, University of Sydney Archives
BA DipEd Hon DLitt Sydney
Registrar: 1955–1967

Hugh George McCredie

Hugh George McCredie, photo, University of Sydney Archives
LLB HonLLD Sydney, FCIS FASA
Registrar: 1967–1972
Secretary: 1972–1974

Ralph Burns Fisher

Ralph Burns Fisher, photo, University of Sydney Archives
MA NZ
Registrar: 1972–1975

Jean Duncan Foley

Jean Duncan Foley, photo, University of Sydney Archives
BA DipSocStud HonDLitt Sydney
Registrar: 1975

Kenneth Knight

Kenneth Wilson Knight, photo, University of Sydney Archives
MEc Sydney PhD Qld, ALAA
Registrar: 1975–1977
Assistant Vice-Chancellor and Registrar: 1977–1983

Keith Jennings

Keith Lynden Jennings, photo, University of Sydney Archives
BA MEd DUniv Sydney
Assistant Vice-Chancellor and Registrar: 1983–1986
Registrar and Deputy Principal: 1986–1993

Challice Moldrich

Burton Challice Moldrich,photo, University of Sydney Archives
BA Ceyl MA W’gong DipTertEd UNE
Acting Registrar and Head, Division of Administrative Support Services: 1993

Susan Chapman

Susan Louise Chapman, photo, University of Sydney Archives
BA MBA W’gong DipHealthAdin C.Sturt 
Registrar and Head, (Administrative Support Services): 1993–1994
Registrar and Deputy Principal (Administrative Support Services): 1994–1997

Dr William G Adams

Dr William G Adams
BSc LLB PhD UNSW
Acting Registrar and Deputy Principal (Administrative Support Services): 1997
Registrar: 1998–2008
Secretary to Senate: 2008-2013