Murdoch Vice-Chancellor October 24, 2014 Professor Richard Higgott has resigned as Murdoch University Vice-Chancellor and has announced his retirement from academic administration. Murdoch Chancellor Mr David Flanagan said the Senate had accepted Professor Higgott’s resignation and thanked him for the contribution he had made to the University. “Professor Higgott’s vision and leadership in refocussing Murdoch into a globally recognised research-led university is a legacy for which he will be justifiably recognised,” Mr Flanagan said. Professor Higgott said it had been an honour to have served as Murdoch’s Vice-Chancellor and that he was looking forward to pursuing broader interests of both an academic and non-academic nature. “It is the right time for me to retire,” Professor Higgott said. “At 65 I have other activities I wish to pursue, including a large writing programme.” Professor Higgott said he had enjoyed working with a committed and talented leadership team at Murdoch that was well placed to deliver the University’s vision. Print This Post Media contact: Jane McNamara Tel: (08) 9360 2985 | Mobile: 0418 391 124 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General Tags: Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!