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Mr Nathan Towney

Pro Vice-Chancellor - Indigenous Strategy and Leadership

Office of Indigenous Strategy and Leadership

Career Summary

Biography

Nathan is a proud Wiradjuri man from Wellington in NSW and an education leader. He holds a Bachelor of Teaching and a Bachelor of Health and Physical Education from The University of Newcastle. 

Nathan’s appointment as the Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous, Strategy and Leadership role follows a four year tenure as the Principal of Newcastle High School. 

Nathan will lead the University’s Indigenous Education Framework and connect with community groups outside the organisation.  

Nathan’s personal and authentic approach fosters strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Nathan has a passion for innovation and change and has actively encouraged student-directed, passion-based and entrepreneurial learning. His approach to engaging and working with communities will be particularly valuable as the University looks to find ways for the institution to better connect with our regions.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Teaching / Bachelor of Health and PE, University of Newcastle

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Pro Vice-Chancellor - Indigenous Strategy and Leadership University of Newcastle
Vice-Chancellor's Division
Australia
Pro Vice-Chancellor - Indigenous Strategy and Leadership University of Newcastle
Office of Indigenous Strategy and Leadership
Australia
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News

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September 15, 2020

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July 29, 2020

The Newcastle Knights are pleased to announce the University of Newcastle will take top position on the back of jersey for Indigenous Round.

Mr Nathan Towney

Position

Pro Vice-Chancellor - Indigenous Strategy and Leadership
Office of Indigenous Strategy and Leadership
Office of Indigenous Strategy and Leadership
Vice-Chancellor's Division

Contact Details

Email nathan.towney@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4055 3001

Office

Room CH370
Building The Chancellery
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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