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Event Details

Club: Sydney
Chair: Tony Benner
Date: Apr 01, 2014 at 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Grand Dining Room
Castlereagh Boutique Hotel
169 Castlereagh Street
Sydney, NSW  2000

The guest speaker at Sydney Rotary on Tuesday 1st April will be Professor Barney Glover, the recently-appointed Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Western Sydney.

Professor Glover is an accomplished academic leader and experienced Vice-Chancellor. Previously Vice-Chancellor at Charles Darwin University from 2009 to 2013, he has a long record of success in university management and leadership, particularly in research, intellectual property management and major capital development projects.

Professor Glover also has significant business leadership credentials through membership on the boards of a range of corporate organisations and several state and national centres covering areas such as health and medical research, energy, mineral exploration and processing and telecommunications.

 Before relocating to the Northern Territory in 2009 Professor Glover was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research at the University of Newcastle. Prior to this, he held several positions at Perth's Curtin University of Technology including Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Development. He has a strong research publication record and has co-authored four texts in mathematics education. Before his appointment at Curtin Professor Glover held a number of positions at the University of Ballarat in Victoria.

He has demonstrated a deep commitment to widening participation and exploring innovative approaches to higher education access throughout his career. Professor Glover is a leader in the development of flexible, technology-based learning and in furthering Indigenous knowledge and education. He also has considerable experience in developing strong and mutually beneficial relationships with the vocational education sector.


Hot Meal  Grilled lamb cutlets, garlic, herb & mash potatoes, zucchini ratatouille

Cold Meal  Chicken Caesar salad with baby cos, herb croutons & poached egg

Vegetarian  Pesto glazed vegetable skewers with spinach, polenta & potato salad

Dessert  Raspberry and almond cake with orange curd & lemon sorbet OR Fruit Salad

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