Professor Sharon Pickering appointed as Interim Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Senior Vice-President (Education)

Professor Sharon Pickering, Dean of Arts, has been appointed as the Interim Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Senior Vice-President (Education) of Monash University.

Professor Pickering is a distinguished academic who, as Dean of Arts, has led the transformation and distinctive positioning of the Faculty’s course profile and major change to the student experience through the innovative and award-winning Global Immersion Guarantee. Throughout 2020, she made major contributions to Monash University’s education policies and procedures.

Professor Pickering is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and holds a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education from Monash University, a Bachelor of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy from University of Melbourne, and a Master of Arts (Criminal Justice) from University of Southampton.

Professor Pickering will commence her new role on 21 June 2021.

Professor Rita Wilson, currently the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts, will take on the role of Acting Dean of the Faculty.