Brian Schmidt appointed as next ANU Vice-Chancellor

24 June 2015

Tuckwell Board member and 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Professor Brian Schmidt AC, has accepted the University Council’s offer to become the 12th Vice-Chancellor of The Australian National University.

He will take up the position on 1 January 2016 at the conclusion of the term of Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young AO.

From a stellar field of international and Australian candidates, the University Council has chosen an inspirational leader.

Brian’s vision, vitality, global stature and communication skills are going to take ANU to places it has never been before.

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