Minister Welcomes Re-Appointment Of Swinburne VC

Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, has congratulated Professor Linda Kristjanson on her re-appointment as Swinburne University’s Vice-Chancellor.

Professor Kristjanson has served as Swinburne’s Vice-Chancellor since May 2011, and has now been re-appointed to serve a further five-year term commencing 1 May this year.

The Andrews Labor Government looks forward to continuing to work with Professor Kristjanson to help further strengthen Swinburne’s world-renowned reputation as a provider of high-quality vocational and tertiary education.

Professor Kristjanson’s re-appointment will also provide continuity in negotiations between Swinburne and the Labor Government on the re-opening of the university’s former Lilydale Campus.

The Labor Government has committed to reopen and return high quality education provision to the Lilydale TAFE campus.

Quotes attributable to Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert

“Congratulations to Professor Linda Kristjanson on her re-appointment as Swinburne University’s Vice-Chancellor.”

“We’ll continue working with Professor Kristjanson to support Swinburne, so that it can continue providing high-quality vocational and tertiary education.”

“We will reopen Swinburne Lilydale so that people in the outer east can get the skills they need for the jobs they want.”