Performance against institutional objectives and the management of corporate level risks are monitored by University Council in accordance with standard governance requirements. Similarly, accountability for performance and risk management within the institution is established through standard reporting lines and the Performance Management processes.
To learn more about Charles Sturt University's Planning Processes, click here.
University Strategy 2013 -2015
The University Strategy 2013-2015 [.pdf] was approved by the University Council in December 2012.
The current University Strategy 2013-2015 [.pdf] defines the University's values, vision and mission.
The University Strategy 2013 - 2015 heads a comprehensive planning framework that aligns the objectives of the institution and its constituent parts, through centrally controlled planning, review and budget development processes.
For additional information regarding the University Strategy, including a video introduction by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Vann, please visit the Planning & Audit website.
Charles Sturt University was established on 2 June 1989 by the NSW Parliament as a not-for-profit statutory corporation under the Charles Sturt University Act 1989.
The University is a charitable corporation under the Income Tax and Assessment Act 1997 of the Commonwealth of Australia.
The organisational structure of the University, including roles, responsibilities and processes, are documented on yourCSU - a web site designed to introduce users to the who, what, where, why and how of the University. yourCSU is a rich information source and is updated on a regular basis to provide a current reference source on Charles Sturt University.
Access the website: http://www.csu.edu.au/staff/yourcsu/
Vice-Chancellor and President
The Vice-Chancellor and President is the chief executive officer of the University and is accountable to the University Council for the day to day management of the University.Click here to read more about the Vice-Chancellor and President.
Senior Executive Committee
The Vice-Chancellor is assisted in the day to day management of the University by a Senior Executive Committee comprised of:
- Professor Garry Marchant, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
- Professor Ken Dillon, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
- Professor Sue Thomas, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
- Mr Paul Dowler, Executive Director, Finance
- Mr Michael Knight, Executive Director, Human Resources
The University's four faculties comprise several schools and centres. Faculties operate across campuses and are responsible for developing and delivering courses, while schools are generally based on a single campus and carry responsibility for teaching subjects.
The Faculty Deans are:
- Associate Professor Tracey Green, Acting Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts
- Professor Lesley White, Executive Dean, Faculty of Business
- Professor Toni Downes, Executive Dean, Faculty of Education
- Associate Professor Lyn Angel, Acting Executive Dean, Faculty of Science
Research is conducted through highly focussed Institutes and Centres located across the University's campuses. For further information about our current diversity of high quality research centres and research groups, please click here.
Five of the University's campuses have a Head of Campus who, as a member of the executive, has University-wide accountabilities as well as being responsible for representing and promoting the University within the region in which the campus is located. As a unified institution, campus management is distributed among the academic and administrative units of the University. For more information on each of the Heads of Campus please click on the relevant campus location below: