|4th Chancellor of the
University of New England
|Preceded by||Sir Frank Kitto|
|Succeeded by||Pat O'Shane|
|Born||31 May 1924|
|Died||10 September 2010(aged 86)|
Robert Clarence Robertson-Cuninghame, AO (31 May 1924 – 10 September 2010), an Australian pastoralist and academic, was the fourth Chancellor of the University of New England, serving between 1981 and 1993.
A descendant of Frederick Robert White, the builder of Booloominbah, Robertson-Cuninghame was educated at The Armidale School and the University of Sydney where he studied a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, before winning a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford in 1949.
Robertson-Cuninghame served as patron to the UNE Union, who in 2003 named the central cafeteria Dr Rob's in his honour. Today, the university also offers the Robertson-Cuninghame Honours Scholarship for honours students, which has also been named after the former Chancellor.
- "Robertson-Cuninghame, Robert, Clarence (1924 - )". Unlocking Regiomal Memory. The Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre. Retrieved 28 August 2007.
- "UNE Chancellor farewells ‘giant of a man’". Armidale Express. Retrieved 17 September 2010.
- "Governance". Alumni Relations. University of New England. Retrieved 10 March 2008.
- "Sydney Alumni Rhodes Scholars list". Rhodes and Fulbright Scholars. University of Sydney. Retrieved 10 March 2008.
- "Robertson-Cuninghame Honours Scholarship". The University of New England. Retrieved 28 August 2007.
Sir Frank Kitto
|Chancellor of the University of New England
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