Ingrid Moses

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Emeritus Professor
Ingrid Moses
Chancellor of the University of Canberra
In office
1 January 2006 – 31 December 2010
Preceded by Wendy McCarthy
Succeeded by John McKay
Personal details
Born (1941-07-15) 15 July 1941 (age 76)
Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany
Citizenship Australian
Nationality German
Alma mater
Profession Academic

Ingrid Moses (born 15 July 1941 in Aurich, Germany), an Australian academic and former university administrator, is an emeritus professor at the University of Canberra. After a long academic career in Australia, Moses served as the Chancellor of the University of Canberra between 2006 and 2011.[1][2]


Moses studied at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, graduating in 1965 with DiplSozWirt, the equivalent to master's degree in Social Sciences. Migrating to Australia in 1966 she graduated from the University of Queensland with a Master of Arts in 1978; and wirg a Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education from the Darling Downs College of Advanced Education in 1980. She completed her PhD from the University of Queensland in 1986.

From 1977 to 1988 she was a Graduate Assistant, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in the Tertiary Education Institute of the University of Queensland. She was Founding Director of the Centre for Learning and Teaching at the University of Technology Sydney between 1988 and 1993, and Professor of Higher Education from 1990. She also was Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the University of Canberra from May 1993 to June 1997. From 1 July 1997 until 7 January 2006 she was Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of New England in Armidale, New South Wales.[3] Upon her appointment as chancellor of the University in Canberra, Moses succeeded Wendy McCarthy who had held the position for ten years.[4] Upon Moses' retirement as Chancellor, she was conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor.

Moses is a Vice-President of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.[1]

She is married to the historian John A. Moses and is the mother of the historian Dirk Moses.


  1. ^ a b "Ingrid Moses". About us. Australian Capital Territory: Australian Institute of International Affairs. 2014. Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "New UC Chancellor installed" (Press release). University of Canberra. 29 March 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Farewell celebrates Vice-Chancellor's achievements" (PDF). The Armidale Independent. 21 December 2005. p. 5. Retrieved 12 February 2007. [dead link]
  4. ^ "McCarthy, Wendy Elizabeth (1941 – )". The Australian Women's Register. The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) in conjunction with The University of Melbourne. 14 February 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Wendy McCarthy
Chancellor of the University of Canberra
Succeeded by
John McKay