The Academic Board is Alphacrucis College's principal body for governing all matters related to academic quality and delivery. While the Chair of the Academic Board is an ex officio member of the College Council, the Academic Board is an independent body. The membership and operations of the Board are outlined in the Academic Board Terms of Reference Policy.


  • Professor Lily Arasaratnam-Smith, Chair and Director of Learning and Faculty Development
  • Professor Stephen Fogarty, President
  • Rev. Dr David Perry, Vice President Academic
  • Rev. Associate Professor Denise Austin, Director of Accreditation and Standards
  • Professor Rikk Watts, Dean, Faculty of Theology
  • Professor Paul Oslington, Dean, Faculty of Business
  • Professor Mark Hutchinson, Dean, Faculty of Education, Arts and Social Science
  • Professor Shane Clifton, Director of Research
  • Dr Oh-Young Kwon, Head of Theology Korean Programs
  • Wendy Cumberworth, Director of VET
  • Dr Albert Haddad, Director of Academic Administration
  • Mr Andrew Mellor, Director of Student Services
  • Professor Peta Goldburg, Australian Catholic University, External Member
  • Dr Raymond Nobbs, ANZATS and Council of Deans of Theology, External Member
  • Dr Martin Hovey, Shandong Institute of Business Technology, External Member
  • Mr Moussa Keyhanee, Student Representative