Stephen Weller

Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Vice-Chancellor, ACU

As Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Australian Catholic University, Dr Weller is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the University in partnership with the Vice-Chancellor and is a member of the Senior Executive Group.

Dr Weller leads a portfolio responsible for operational and student services including student success; student engagement; student administration; marketing & external relations; planning & strategic management; information technology; properties & facilities management; human resources; finance & procurement; and governance & corporate services.

Dr Weller is Chair, Budget Advisory Committee; Chair, ACU Staff Consultative Committee; a member of the Vice-Chancellor’s Strategy Group; a member of the Executive Planning Group; and a member of Academic Board.

Dr Weller has more than 30 years’ experience in tertiary education across six universities in three states. He holds a PhD in Organisational Justice from Victoria University; a Master of Business Administration from the University of Technology, Sydney; a Master of Commerce, Employment Relations from the University of Western Sydney; and a Bachelor of Arts, Government and Public Administration from the University of Sydney.

My Sessions

Has COVID killed Open Plan?

Remaking HE Zoom

Session 3 Is open plan dead? What are we going to do with all those beautifully-crafted glass boxes so beloved of students, that are designed for social learning rather than social distancing? Campuses around the world have embraced open plan administration buildings and many have prioritised intimate spaces for learning, studying and collaborating. What are […]

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