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Marles, Fay Surtees (1926 - )

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Born
3 January 1926
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Educator

Summary

On 5 March 2001, Fay Marles was appointed the 18th Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.

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The daughter of Percy Willam Pearce and Jane Victoria Crisp, Fay completed her secondary education at Ruyton Girls' School, before attending the University of Melbourne.

In 1977, she was appointed the first Commissioner for Equal Opportunity in Victoria. She retained the position until 1987, when she established Fay Marles and Associates, a consultancy specializing in dispute resolution and human resource management.

Fay Marles was first elected to the University of Melbourne Council in 1984 and became Deputy Chancellor in 1986, before her appointment as Chancellor in 2001.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.unimelb.edu.au/about/governance/marles.html accessed 20/03/2002.

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Title
Fay Marles
Type
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Date
13 March 2003
Source
AWAP Collection

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Anne Heywood

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