Janice Reid

 

Professor Janice Reid has been Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Western Sydney since 1998.  She is a recipient of several awards and honours both in Australia and overseas, and has been a member of the boards of public agencies at State and Federal levels in the areas of health information and research, welfare, schools, arts, higher education, energy and international relations.  She is currently a member of:  Unisuper Ltd Board;  NSW Clinical Excellence Commission Board;  Salvation Army Greater Western Sydney Advisory Board; a Trustee of the Art Gallery of New South Wales; and Vice-Chair and Australian representative on the Governing Board of the OECD’s program on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE).  In January 1998 Professor Reid was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to cross-cultural public health research and the development of health services for socio-economically disadvantaged groups in the community, and in 2003 received the Centenary Medal for service to Australian society through health and university administration.