Seventh Chancellor Installation
Friday, 7 March 2014, 11:00 am — Friday, 7 March 2014, 01:00 pm
|Location||The Great Hall, Callaghan campus, University of Newcastle|
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|RSVP||Friday. 21 February 2014|
The Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Caroline McMillen, invites you to be part of this historic event for the University.
Mr Paul Jeans BE, FIE Aust, FAICD, a fourth-generation Novocastrian with a leadership career in business spanning more than four decades, was appointed the University of Newcastle's seventh Chancellor in July 2013.
Schooled at Newcastle Boys High School, Mr Jeans completed a Bachelor of Engineering degree at the Newcastle University College at Tighes Hill, the antecedent institution to the University of Newcastle. His professional background includes more than 40 years with BHP in a number of leadership roles, including Executive General Manager and CEO of its Ferrous Minerals business and three of its steel businesses. Over a 20 year period, he also served as a director of the University of Sydney's Warren Centre of Advanced Engineering, later being honoured with the title of Honorary Governor of the Warren Centre.
Mr Jeans has a remarkable record of service on the boards of a range of organisations including Fosters Brewing Group and Ausgrid. He was also President of the Australia Korea Business Council and a member of the Council of the University of Wollongong.
The installation of Mr Jeans as the University's seventh Chancellor will take place in the Great Hall on Callaghan campus on Friday 7 March. Registration will begin at 10.15am, to be followed by guest seating at 10.40am sharp, prior to the procession and ceremony at 11am.