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IRU Australia announces Chair for 2009-2010

Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Australia today announced that Professor Sandra Harding, the Vice-Chancellor of James Cook University (JCU), will take up the Chair of the university network for a 2 year term from 1 January 2009.

Professor Sandra Harding joined JCU as Vice-Chancellor and President in January 2007. Between 1997 and 2006, she held a number of senior executive roles at the Queensland University of Technology, including Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Development) and (executive) Dean of the Faculty of Business.