Professor Alan Rix
Professor Alan Rix

BA ANU, PhD ANU, GAICD

Phone: +61 (7) 334 69888
E-mail: a.rix@uq.edu.au

Website: http://www.uq.edu.au/ipswich/
Office: Room 444, J D Story Building No. 61, St Lucia
Post: Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor
Room 444, J D Story Building 61
St Lucia Campus
The University of Queensland
Brisbane QLD 4072

Personal assistant
Mrs Raewyn Peeti
Phone: +61 (7) 334 69888
Email: r.peeti@uq.edu.au


Areas of responsibility

  • Administrative leadership and general superintendence of the Gatton Campus, the Pinjarra Hills site and UQ activities at the USQ Ipswich Campus.
  • Industrial and employee relations issues as they relate to academic staff, and UQ staff development programs.

Biography
Professor Rix was born in Sydney in 1949, educated in Sydney and at the Australian National University in Canberra.

Professor Rix has worked at the Australian National University in Canberra, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Griffith University, and became Professor of Japanese Studies at The University of Queensland in 1985. He has published and consulted widely in his professional academic field.

He was appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor (External Affairs) in 1994, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts in 1997, and PVC Ipswich in 2004 (a position renamed Pro-Vice-Chancellor in 2009). He is responsible for overall management and development of the UQ Gatton campus, Pinjarra Hills and Ipswich, and their community relationships, and is also in charge of employee relations for the University’s academic staff.

Professor Rix is involved in a number of boards and committees in the education sector. He is Chair of the Board of the Edmund Rice Flexible Learning Centres Network, and a member of the Board of UQ College Ltd.

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