List of University of Adelaide people

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This is a list of notable alumni and staff associated with the University of Adelaide in Australia.

Chancellors of the University of Adelaide[edit]

Source: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/records/archives/former/

Chancellors[edit]

Appointed Chancellor
1874 Hanson, Sir RichardSir Richard Hanson
1876 Short, The Right Reverend AugustusThe Right Reverend Augustus Short DD
1883 Way, The Right Honourable Sir SamuelThe Right Honourable Sir Samuel Way Bart, PC, DCL, LLD
1916 Murray, The Honourable Sir GeorgeThe Honourable Sir George Murray KCMG, BA, LLM
1942 Mitchell, Professor Sir WilliamProfessor Sir William Mitchell KCMG, DSc, MA [1]
1948 Napier, The Honourable Sir MellisThe Honourable Sir Mellis Napier KCMG, LLD
1961 Ligertwood, The Honourable Sir GeorgeThe Honourable Sir George Ligertwood LLD, BA
1966 Wills, Sir KennethSir Kenneth Wills KBE, MC, KStJ, ED [2]
1968 Bray, The Honourable John JeffersonThe Honourable John Jefferson Bray AC, LLD, DUniv(Adel)
1983 Mitchell, The Honourable Dame RomaThe Honourable Dame Roma Mitchell AC, DBE, CVO, QC, LLB, DUniv(Adel)
1991 Scammell, William FauldingWilliam Faulding Scammell AO, CBE, DUniv(Adel)
1998 Webb, Bruce PhillipBruce Phillip Webb AM, FTSE, MSc, FAusIMM, FIEAust, FAICD
2000 de Crespigny, Robert ChampionRobert Champion de Crespigny AC, DUniv(Adel), BCom(Melb), FCA, FTSE, FAICD, FAusIMM
2004 von Doussa, The Honourable JohnThe Honourable John von Doussa AO, QC
2010 Hill, The Honourable RobertThe Honourable Robert Hill AC

Vice-Chancellors[edit]

Appointed Vice-Chancellor
1874 Short, The Right Reverend AugustusThe Right Reverend Augustus Short DD
1876 Way, The Right Honourable Sir SamuelThe Right Honourable Sir Samuel Way Bart, PC, DCL, LLD
1883 Fletcher, The Reverend Professor WilliamThe Reverend Professor William Fletcher MA
1887 Farr, The Venerable GeorgeThe Venerable George Farr MA, LLD (Archdeacon of Mt Gambier and the West, Rector of St Luke's, Adelaide.)
1893 Hartley, John AndersonJohn Anderson Hartley BA, BSc
1896 Barlow, WilliamWilliam Barlow CMG, LLD
1915 Murray, The Honourable Sir GeorgeThe Honourable Sir George Murray KCMG, BA, LM
1916 Mitchell, Professor Sir WilliamProfessor Sir William Mitchell KCMG, MA [1]
1942 Parsons, The Honourable Sir HerbertThe Honourable Sir Herbert Parsons KBE, KC, LLB
1945 Stewart, Professor JohnProfessor John Stewart CMG, PPhil
1948 Rowe, AlbertAlbert Rowe CBE, BSc, LLD(Melb)
1958 Basten, Sir HenrySir Henry Basten CMG, MA, DLitt
1967 Badger, Professor Emeritus Sir GeoffreyProfessor Emeritus Sir Geoffrey Badger AO, Ktcr, PhD, DSc, DUniv(Adel), FRSC, FRACI, FTSE, FAA, FACE
1977 Stranks, Professor DonProfessor Don Stranks AO, MSc, PhD
1987 Marjoribanks, Professor KevinProfessor Kevin Marjoribanks BSc, DipEd(UNSW), BA(UNE), MEd(Harvard), PhD(Toronto), FASSA, FACE, FSS (Emeritus Professor 2005)
1994 Brown, Professor GavinProfessor Gavin Brown MA(StAnd.), PhD(N'cle,UK), FAA (Emeritus Professor 1996)
1997 O'Kane, Professor MaryProfessor Mary O'Kane BSc(Qld), PhD(ANU), FTSE (Emeritus Professor 2001)
2001 Blake, Professor CliffordProfessor Clifford Blake AO, PhD(Lond), BSc(Hons)(Syd), DUniv(Charles Sturt), PhD(aeg[3])(Adel), Hon. DEduc Admin (Syd) (Emeritus Professor, Charles Sturt, 2001)
2002 McWha, Professor JamesProfessor James McWha AO, BSc, BAgr(Hons)(Belfast), PhD(Glasgow), PhD(aeg)(Adel), DSc(hc)(Massey) (Emeritus Professor 2012)

Notable alumni[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Business[edit]

Politics[edit]

National Leaders[edit]

South Australian Premiers[edit]

South Australian Governors[edit]

Legislators[edit]

Other[edit]

Judiciary and the law[edit]

  • John Bray - Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia, poet and classicist
  • John Doyle - Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia
  • Elliott Johnston - Communist activist and judge of the Supreme court of South Australia
  • Len King - Former South Australian Attorney-General and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia
  • George Ligertwood - Judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia
  • Brian Martin - Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory
  • Robin Millhouse – Lawyer, politician, Chief Justice of Kiribati and Nauru
  • Roma Mitchell - First Australian woman Queen's Counsel and Judge\
  • George Murray - Former Chief Justice of South Australia
  • Mellis Napier - Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia
  • Geoffrey Reed - Judge in the Supreme Court of South Australia and the first Director-General of ASIO

Diplomats[edit]

Literature[edit]

Science and mathematics[edit]

Music[edit]

Performing arts[edit]

Sports[edit]

Other[edit]

Notable staff[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Business[edit]

  • Barry Burgan – head of the business school and economist

Law[edit]

  • Leo Blair (senior) – the father of British Prime Minister Tony Blair – was a law lecturer at the University of Adelaide while Tony was a child.

Science[edit]

Geologists[edit]

Mathematicians[edit]

Physicists[edit]

Other[edit]

Humanities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b V. A. Edgeloe (1986). "Mitchell, Sir William (1861–1962)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. 
  2. ^ David Palmer (2002). "Wills, Sir Kenneth Agnew (1896–1977)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Retrieved 5 April 2010. 
  3. ^ ad eundum gradum
  4. ^ "Lawrence Bragg - Biography". The Nobel Foundation. 1915. 
  5. ^ "Sir Howard Florey - Biography". The Nobel Foundation. 1945. 
  6. ^ http://www.istana.gov.sg/content/istana/thepresident/formerpresidents/otc.html Istana Singapore - Former Presidents - Mr Ong Teng Cheong
  7. ^ a b c "Australia's new PM pays tribute to her 'great education'". The University of Adelaide. 2010-06-24. 
  8. ^ http://www.nus.edu.sg/president/past_presidents/tonytan.php National University of Singapore : Past Presidents and Vice Chancellors - Dr Tony TAN Keng Yam
  9. ^ http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1149594/1/.html Channel News Asia : PE: Dr Tony Tan elected Singapore's 7th President
  10. ^ Countries/ Regions >Central Asia, (Singapore) Ministry of Foreign Affairs, app.mfa.gov.sg Ong Soh Chin, Non-resident envoys keep Singapore plugged in globally, 26 June 2007, Straits Times
    SMS Zainul Abidin Rasheed visits the Republic of Uzbekistan, 24 April 2010, Press release, (Singapore) Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    etc.