The Fellows of St John’s College within the University of Sydney have announced the appointment of Mr Adrian Diethelm as Rector of the College.
Chair of Council, Dr Bernadette Tobin, said that 'Mr Diethelm has made an outstanding contribution to the College, as Acting Rector, during the last year.
'Adrian has provided just the kind of academic and personal leadership needed in a College whose purpose is to educate the next generation of Catholic leaders in the professions, in public life and in the wider community.
'He has made it his priority to get to know each individual student, and he has involved the wider College community - families of students, past students, the University, the Catholic community of Sydney – in the life of the College.
Mr Diethelm was previously Academic Dean of St John’s College.
A graduate of the University of Sydney and the University of Oxford with degrees in law and philosophy and a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, he has had an outstanding career as an academic and practising lawyer.
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