Professor Jane den Hollander AO has been Vice-Chancellor and President of Deakin University since July 2010. At Deakin, Professor den Hollander AO introduced LIVE the future, an aspiration for Deakin to drive the digital frontier in higher education, harnessing the power, opportunity and reach of new and emerging technologies.
Professor den Hollander AO holds a BSc (Honours) First Class in Zoology and a Master of Science degree from Wits University, Johannesburg. Her PhD is from the University of Wales, Cardiff.
Professor den Hollander AO is currently a board member of Universities Australia, Education Australia Limited, UniSuper Limited and VERNet. She is Deputy Chair and Trustee of the Geelong Performing Arts Council, Chair of Skilling the Bay and a member of the Kardinia park Steering Committee.
Prior to taking up her appointment as Vice-Chancellor of Deakin University, Professor den Hollander AO was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Curtin University in Western Australia.