The most significant reforms to higher education since the Dawkins reforms of the late 1980s which led to the creation of Charles Sturt University, will be announced by the Federal Government as part of its Budget tomorrow night, Tuesday 13 May.
Charles Sturt University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Goulter, will attend Parliament House on Tuesday evening, 13 May for the announcement of the reform package and Ministerial briefing along with Vice-Chancellors of Australia’s 39 universities.
- The University will release an initial statement in response to the higher education reform package on Budget night, Tuesday 13 May.
- A media conference will be held on the University’s Wagga Wagga Campus on Wednesday 14 May from 12.30pm sharp to 1.30pm. Media are requested to assemble by 12.20pm. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Goulter will lead the conference, alongside Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) Professor David Battersby, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Ross Chambers and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Paul Burnett. This will be held in the Council Room, David Asimus Court, carpark 12. For directions contact Fiona Halloran on telephone (02) 6933 2207.
- Telephone interviews for media unable to attend will be held from 2.30pm to 3.30pm on Wednesday 14 May. Media are requested to book a telephone interview by Wednesday 14 May 12 noon. Contact (02) 6338 4618 or (02) 6338 4787 to arrange interviews.
- CSU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Goulter then travels to the Albury-Wodonga Campus for Graduation ceremonies on Friday 16 May. He will be available for face-to-face interviews in Albury between 8.30am and 9.30am on Friday 16 May, in the Cedars Building on the Albury City Campus.