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Vice-Chancellor and President

Scott Bowman

Professor Scott Bowman AO

Professor Bowman joins CDU with considerable university leadership experience. He served as Vice-Chancellor and President of Central Queensland University (CQU) for over a decade.

Professor Bowman's vision and leadership helped transform CQU into one of Australia’s largest and most engaged regional universities.

Previous leadership positions include Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Western Sydney University; Deputy Vice-Chancellor (University Services) and Registrar at James Cook University; Foundation Head of the School of Clinical Sciences at Charles Sturt University; and Foundation Dean of the Faculty of Health Science and Community at University College of St Martin (Lancaster University) Lancaster, UK.

In 2019 he was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for his significant contributions to higher education, training and regional Australia.

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