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Dr. Kerry Ferguson

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Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity and S...

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La Trobe University
1St Floor 215 Franklin Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Australia

Company Description: La Trobe University provides the perfect balance: academic challenges, courses that open career doors and the opportunity to learn from outstanding staff recruited...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • Catholic Ladies College
  • Masters of Education
  • Doctorate of Education
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Senior Managers, La Trobe University
wwwdev.latrobe.edu.au, 18 Sept 2008 [cached]
Kerry FergusonPhone: 03 9479 3523Fax: 03 9479 3652Email: k.ferguson@latrobe.edu.au
La Trobe University Employer of Choice for tackling gender pay gap - News and Events - La Trobe University
www.latrobe.edu.au, 9 May 2008 [cached]
La Trobe Pro Vice Chancellor (Equity and Student Services) Dr Kerry Ferguson said the introduction of six new pre-requisites to the selection process , including a requirement to demonstrate that the organisation's overall percentage pay gap was less than 17 per cent , ensured that the successful organisations were embedding a culture of equal opportunity in the workplace.
She said the University's research project 'Gender Factors in Promotion' was one important initiative which would further inform the University on strategies to assist female academic staff in their career progression.
The University's Diploma of University Administration introduced in 2001 was another initiative developed by and unique to La Trobe.It emphasised the value the University placed on providing opportunities to general staff who had previously not had the opportunity to undertake further study.
Dr Ferguson said preliminary findings of a survey of female staff who had completed the Diploma indicated it had increased their confidence and ability to succeed in their regular work environment.Some had since progressed to an undergraduate degree.
"The award also recognises the University's commitment to providing generous parental leave and flexible working hours to assist staff in managing their work/life balance," Dr Ferguson said.
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Dr Kerry FergusonPro Vice Chancellor (Equity and Student Services), La Trobe UniversityT: 03 9479 1868E: k.ferguson@latrobe.edu.au
Women of Achievement - AGSA
www.agsa.org.au, 9 Dec 2009 [cached]
Dr Kerry Ferguson is a Pro Vice-Chancellor at La Trobe University.
Kerry was educated at Catholic Ladies College and then studied Occupational Therapy. She completed a Masters of Education in the field of counselling and in 1998 she was awarded the Doctorate of Education.
Kerry worked as an occupational therapist with psychiatric services before moving into an academic position at La Trobe University. Her experience has spanned 20 years with the Faculty of Health Science; she has been the Head of the School of Occupational Therapy, Deputy Dean, and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at La Trobe University.
In 1997 Dr Ferguson was appointed to the position of Dean (Equity and Access) and in 1999 appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity and Access). In 2005 her role expanded and she was appointed to the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity and Student Services). Her portfolio includes responsibility for student services, student equity, equal opportunity including equal opportunity for women in the workplace, Indigenous education, counselling services, careers and employment services, student engagement and the University ombudsman.
Kerry continues to be a Clinical Member of the Family Therapy Association and to expand her mediation experience. She is committed to the quality provision of services in the Education sector, particularly to redressing disadvantage in the higher education field and the development and expansion of student engagement.
Promoting Professional Women Conference - 23 April 2002
apesma.asn.au, 23 April 2002 [cached]
Dr Kerry Ferguson, Pro Vice Chancellor (Equity and Access), La Trobe University.She is an Occupational Therapist who has held a number of senior positions such as Head of School, Deputy Dean and Acting Dean of Health Sciences.They are joined by the following trainers:
Pro Vice-Chancellors, About La Trobe, La Trobe University
www.latrobe.edu.au, 13 April 2014 [cached]
Dr Kerry Ferguson T: 03 9479 3523 F: 03 9479 3652 E: k.ferguson@latrobe.edu.au
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