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Vice-Chancellor and President

 Vice Chancellor
Professor Janet Verbyla 
Vice-Chancellor and President


The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive Officer of the University. As Chief Executive Officer she is responsible for the academic, administrative, financial and other affairs of the USQ. The Vice-Chancellor promotes the interests and furthers the development of the USQ.

The Vice-Chancellor exercises general supervision over the activities and welfare of staff and students of the USQ. The Vice-Chancellor has all such powers and duties as may be necessary or convenient to enable her to carry out her responsibilities.


Professor Janet Verbyla, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at USQ is currently the interim Vice-Chancellor undertaking all  associated responsibilities until a new Vice-Chancellor is appointed.

The position of Vice-Chancellor is currently subject to recruitment activity with an appointment expected to be made in the second half of 2017.

Vice-Chancellor's Committee

The Vice-Chancellor and President is supported by an experienced professional executive:

Our Vice-Chancellor's Committee is a key advisory committee to the Vice-Chancellor and President on all matters relating to the management of the University and on the setting of strategic directions and the development of policy.