Professor Peter Dawkins has been the Vice-Chancellor and President of Victoria University since 2011.
Peter is committed to leading a university that:
- is inclusive, not exclusive
- provides outstanding education opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds.
Peter has an incredible passion for the west of Melbourne – Victoria University’s heartland.
With former Premier Steve Bracks, he established the West of Melbourne Economic Development Alliance (WoMEDA). The alliance will create an overarching economic growth strategy for Melbourne’s west to:
- invigorate the region
- address problems of population growth and employment
- identify skills and clear pathways for industry and development.
Peter is the Deputy Chair of WoMEDA.