Vice-Chancellor & President
The University of Adelaide is administered by the Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Peter Rathjen.
As Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Rathjen is the University's principal academic and Chief Executive Officer and is responsible to the University's Council for the academic standards, management and administration of the University.
The University of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2013-23 sets out how the University wishes to be seen at its 150th anniversary in 2024 - as an international institution that distinctively embraces the ideal of the research university.
We have met targets several years early in relation to international rankings and performance in the Excellence in Research for Australia assessment of research quality, and have consequently raised our aspirations.