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Professor Kris Ryan, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Areas of Responsibility

As Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Ryan is responsible for preserving the University’s commitment to high quality learning and teaching; promoting a culture of excellence across the student experience; leading initiatives aimed at student success and retention, and integration of services for students; and quality standards.

Biography

Prior to his appointment at the University of Queensland Professor Ryan held multiple education leadership roles in student experience, diversity and inclusion, education innovation and education policy. He has published over 80 articles and book chapters with a focus on tertiary education and engineering research.

Professor Ryan hasled multi-disciplinary teams to establish and implement the design of innovative learning and teaching spaces both within Australia and overseas. He has led the development of multiple education technologies including a novel eAssessment platform enabling multidisciplinary online assessment. These contributions have been recognised nationally and internationally and includean Australian Financial Review Education Award, the International Architecture MasterPrize™ (AMP) for Educational Buildings, and the International eAssessment award for summative assessment.

Professor Ryan holds a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (2009),Doctor of Philosophy (2005), and a Bachelor of Engineering (2000) from Monash University.

Professor Kris Ryan
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

+61 (7) 3346 7754
dvca.office@uq.edu.au

Room 361, Level 3,
Brian Wilson Chancellery
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Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia


Megan Alexander
Executive Assistant

+ 61 (7) 3346 7754
dvca.office@uq.edu.au


Cordelia Jackson
Director, Office of the DVCA

+ 61 (7) 334 31083
cordelia.jackson@uq.edu.au