Professor Graham Webb

Adjunct Professor - School of Education; Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education

Graham Webb


Professor Graham Webb retired in 2011 as Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the University of New England in Australia where he had overall responsibility for the academic activities of the University and acted as Vice-Chancellor for extended periods.  His previous career included eleven years at Monash University in Australia where he was Pro Vice-Chancellor (Quality) and for a period, CEO of Monash College Pty Ltd (a wholly owned company of Monash University comprising six educational businesses); eleven years at the University of Otago in New Zealand; six years at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica; and, seven years at the University of Ulster in Ireland.

Graham is author or editor of 9 books and numerous book chapters and journal articles concerning the theory and practice of teaching and learning in higher education, organisational and staff development.  He is an Editorial Advisory Board member for five international journals.

Graham has played an active role internationally in quality assurance and improvement.  He chaired the first and subsequent audits for the Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA) and is a trainer, auditor and consultant for national quality agencies in six countries.  In 2008 he received the Australian Higher Education Quality Award.

Graham is a Professorial Fellow of the L H Martin Institute for Leadership and Management at the University of Melbourne, Distinguished Alumnus of the University of the West Indies and Chair of the Board of Governance for ITP Education Group.  Based in Buderim on the Sunshine Coast, he and his wife Sue are actively engaged in academic consultancy mainly concerning institutional quality, teaching and learning, staff and leadership development.As an Adjunct Professor at UNE, Graham acts as a supervisor for PhD students.


BA (Hons), PGCE, MSC, PhD (with distinction)