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#################### Geoff Seidner
Please inform me as to to cost of a course on
Oman, what qualifications are prerequisites, how long said course will take,
what is the course called and what is the name of the degree one would be
you for your email of 10 May to the Chancellor, her office has asked that I
respond on her behalf.
the University cannot disclose the employment arrangements of individual staff I
can confirm that Professor Saeed is the Director, National Centre of Excellence
for Islamic Studies and Sultan of Oman Professor of Arab & Islamic Studies.
His Chair was kindly funded by a donation from the Sultan of Oman (the link
below provides more detail should that be of interest).
From: g87 [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, 10 May 2013 4:35 PM To:
Chancellor Subject: Dear Chancellor Melnoume
Could you please
inform me as to how Professor Saeed came to be at your esteemed
I refer to is article
in The Australian today – which elicits my curiosity.
Who sponsored the
Chair that he holds?
13 Alston Gr
East St Kilda
Saeed is Sultan of Oman professor of Arab and Islamic studies at the University
A Alexander AM
April 2011, Elizabeth A Alexander AM became the 21st Chancellor of the
University of Melbourne, succeeding former Chancellor Alex Chernov who has
become the Governor of Victoria.
Alexander is Chairman of CSL, a non-Executive Director of DEXUS Property Group
and Medibank and an Advisor to Blake Dawson Waldron. Ms Alexander is also a
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a life member of CPA Australia
and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors in Australia.
a former partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (1977 to 2002), she specialised in
the area of risk management and corporate governance issues, and was responsible
for the establishment of these practices within Australian.
Alexander is the immediate past National President of the Australian Institute
of Company Directors, and is a former National President of CPA Australia. It
was during her Presidency of CPA Australia that the drive for legal backing to
accounting standards in Australia was achieved.
a lifelong interest in accounting standards, she was a member of the Australian
Accounting Standards Board, and helped write our national standards. Ms
Alexander has also been a Member of the Takeovers Panel, Deputy Chair of the
Financial Reporting Council and a Director of Amcor and Boral. In 1990, she was
named a Member of the Order of Australia.
Alexander has had a long standing connection with the University, having both
studied (BCom, 1964) and taught here. She has also served on the University
Council since 2004 and previously held the position of Deputy
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Floor, Raymond Priestly Building The University of Melbourne Victoria 3010