60 seconds with... Vice-Chancellor Barney Glover
Professor Barney Glover commenced as Vice-Chancellor at UWS in January this year.
Find out a little more about the Vice-Chancellor in 60 seconds.
What's the best thing about working at UWS?
The people – both the students and staff.
Which campus are you based on?
What is your favourite place on one of the UWS campuses and why?
The quadrangle at Hawkesbury campus – it's a wonderful heritage precinct.
When you're not at work, what will we find you doing?
I tend to be working a lot! I enjoy sport and watching my beloved Geelong play AFL football (and the Wanderers).
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
What was your first job?
I was a cashier at the Geelong Cinema.
What has been your greatest success?
I am very proud of the achievements we made at CDU during my time in the NT. I am hopeful of great outcomes at UWS in the next few years.
If you could go to just one country in the world for a vacation, which country would it be and why?
Orcas Islands off the coast of Seattle.
What is your favourite book, movie and/or album?
If you could invite anyone to dinner, who would it be and why?
Narendra Modi – He had an extraordinary achievement in the Indian elections. I would be keen to hear his plans for the next phase of development of this fascinating country.