List of University of Sydney people

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This is a list of University of Sydney people, including notable alumni and staff.

Alumni[edit]

Academia[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Business[edit]

Community activism[edit]

Government[edit]

Royalty[edit]

Governors-General of Australia[edit]

State governors and Territory Administrators[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Prime Ministers of Australia[edit]
Premiers of New South Wales[edit]
Federal politicians[edit]
Australian state and territory politicians[edit]
International politicians[edit]
Lord mayors of the City of Sydney[edit]

Public servants[edit]

Humanities[edit]

Arts[edit]

History[edit]

Journalism[edit]

Literature, writing and poetry[edit]

Philosophy[edit]

Law[edit]

Other legal professionals[edit]

Military[edit]

Religious leaders[edit]

Sciences[edit]

Astronauts and astronomy[edit]

Biology[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Computer scientists[edit]

Engineering[edit]

Geology, archeology and oceanography[edit]

Mathematics and economics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Physics[edit]

Veterinary and agricultural scientists[edit]

Sport[edit]

Other[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Graduated with a Masters of Science; played exclusively for the Randwick Club.
  2. ^ Played for Sydney University Club and was a member of Randwick Club at time of Australian captaincy.
  3. ^ Graduated with a Bachelor of Science; played exclusively for the Gordon Club.
  4. ^ Captained Australia in non-test matches in 2009.
  5. ^ Graduated in Law; did not play for any Sydney University Club.
  6. ^ Graduate in Science and Engineering; played for Sydney University Club and was a member of Northern Suburbs Club at time of Australian captaincy.

Faculty[edit]

See also University of Sydney faculty

Administration[edit]

Chancellors[edit]

The chancellor is elected by the fellows and presides at Senate meetings. In 1924, the executive position of vice-chancellor was created, and the chancellor ceased to have managerial responsibilities. Until 1860, the chancellor was known as the provost.

Ordinal Name Term begin Term end Time in office Notes
1 Hamilton, Edward William TerrickEdward William Terrick Hamilton 1851 1854 2–3 years [38]
2 Nicholson, Sir CharlesSir Charles Nicholson 1854 1862 7–8 years [39]
3 Merewether, Francis Lewis ShawFrancis Lewis Shaw Merewether 1862 1865 2–3 years [40]
4 Thomson, Sir Edward DeasSir Edward Deas Thomson 1865 1878 12–13 years [41]
5 Manning, Sir William MontaguSir William Montagu Manning 1878 (1878) 27 September 1895 (1895-09-27) 6–7 years [42]
6 Windeyer, Sir William CharlesSir William Charles Windeyer 1895 1896 0–1 years [43]
7 MacLaurin, Sir Henry NormandSir Henry Normand MacLaurin October 1896 (1896-10) 24 August 1914 (1914-08-24) 17 years, 327 days [44]
8 Cullen, Sir WilliamSir William Cullen 1914 December 1934 (1934-12) 19–20 years [45]
9 MacCallum, Sir Mungo WilliamSir Mungo William MacCallum 1934 1936 1–2 years [46]
10 Halse Rogers, Sir PercivalSir Percival Halse Rogers 1936 1941 4–5 years [47]
11 Blackburn, Lt-Col. Sir Charles BickertonLt-Col. Sir Charles Bickerton Blackburn 1941 1964 22–23 years [48]
12 McDonald, Sir Charles GeorgeSir Charles George McDonald 1964 1970 5–6 years [49]
13 Black, Sir Hermann DavidSir Hermann David Black 1970 1990 19–20 years
14 Rowland, Sir JamesSir James Rowland 2 April 1990 (1990-04-02) 1 May 1991 (1991-05-01) 1 year, 29 days [50]
15 Kramer, Dame LeonieDame Leonie Kramer 1991 1 July 2001 (2001-07-01) 9–10 years [51][52]
16 Santow, Justice KimJustice Kim Santow 2 October 2001 (2001-10-02) 31 May 2007 (2007-05-31) 5 years, 241 days [53]
17 Bashir, Dame MarieDame Marie Bashir 1 June 2007 (2007-06-01) 15 December 2012 (2012-12-15) 5 years, 197 days [54]
18 Hutchinson, BelindaBelinda Hutchinson February 2013 (2013-02) present 4 years, 173 days [55]

Vice-Chancellors[edit]

The vice-chancellor serves as the chief executive officer of the university, and oversees most of the university's day-to-day operations, with the chancellor serving in a largely ceremonial role. Before 1924, the vice-chancellors were fellows of the university, elected annually by the fellows. Until 1860, the vice-chancellor was known as the vice-provost. Since 1955, the full title has been Vice-Chancellor and Principal.

Ordinal Name Term begin Term end Time in office Notes
1 Sir Charles Nicholson 1851 1853 [39]
2 Francis Merewether 1854 1862 [40]
3 Sir Edward Deas Thomson 1863 1865 [41]
4 John Hubert Plunkett 1865 1869
5 Robert Allwood 1869 1883
6 Sir William Charles Windeyer 1883 1886 [43]
7 Sir Henry Normand MacLaurin 1887 1889 [44]
8 Sir Arthur Renwick 1889 1891
9 Henry Chamberlain Russell 1891 1892
10 Alfred Paxton Backhouse 1892 1894
Sir Henry Normand MacLaurin 1895 1896 [44]
Alfred Paxton Backhouse 1896 1899
Sir Arthur Renwick 1900 1902
11 Archibald Henry Simpson 1902 1904
12 Sir Philip Sydney Jones 1904 1906
Sir Arthur Renwick 1906 1908
13 Sir William Portus Cullen 1909 1911
His Honour Judge Alfred Paxton Backhouse 1911 1914
14 Frank Leverrier 1914 1917
15 Cecil Purser 1917 1919
16 Sir David Gilbert Ferguson 1919 1921
Frank Leverrier 1921 1923
Cecil Purser 1923 1924
17 Sir Mungo William MacCallum 1924 1928
18 Sir Robert Strachan Wallace 1928 1947
19 Sir Stephen Henry Roberts 1947 1967
20 Sir Bruce Rodda Williams 1967 1981
21 John Manning Ward 1981 1990
22 Donald McNicol 1990 1996
Derek John Anderson (acting) 1996 1996
23 Gavin Brown 1996 2008 11–12 years
24 Michael Spence 11 July 2008 (2008-07-11) incumbent 9 years, 13 days [56]

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