Professor Dawn Freshwater

Professor Dawn Freshwater

Dawn became Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia (UWA) in January 2017 and is currently leading the development and execution of UWA’s Vision 2030 and Strategic Plan 2025. She is Chair and Director of the Group of Eight (Go8), Board Director of Perth USAsia Centre, member of the Partnership Board of the World University Network (WUN), member of the National Health and Research Medical Council (NHMRC)’s Women in Health Science (WiHS) Committee, member of Chief Executive Women (CEW) Engagement Committee and a board member of Lifeline WA. Dawn will also assume the role of Chair of the Matariki Network of Universities (MNU) in July.


Dawn will be contributing to Plenary session 4: Academic Freedom and free speech on Wednesday 10 July with Baroness Valerie Amos, Director, SOAS, Dr Robert Gordon, Provost and Vice-President: Academic and Professor in Geography & Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University and Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor and Warden, Durham University and UCEA Board member.


This page was last updated on 3 April 2019