The governing body of Women’s is The College Council. The President is Dr Sallyanne Atkinson AO and the Council is comprised of valued members of the College community who are committed to the values and mission of the College.

The College council consists of the following individuals:

  • Dr Sallyanne Atkinson AO – President
  • Mrs Kim Lyons – Deputy President
  • TBC – Treasurer
  • Professor Fred D’Agostino – Secretary
  • Dr Kerry Raymond
  • Ms Kate Greer
  • Professor Peter Adams
  • Mr Michael McNab

Mission of The Women’s College
The Women’s College exists to create an inclusive and nurturing environment that allows our residents to achieve their academic potential and to form lasting relationships.

Vision of The Women’s College
The Women’s College creates women who are ready to lead lives of meaning and consequence.

College Fellowships

The Honorary Fellowship of the Women’s College is the highest recognition that the College can bestow. The Fellowship is awarded to persons of distinction in their field and who will normally have given service or made substantial contribution to the University of Queensland and College community, or have benefited the general community through leadership in public life.

The Fellows are listed in the year their Fellowship was conferred.

Teresa Rita O’Rourke Cramond† (nee Brophy) AO OBE –  MBBS  FFARCS FFARACS FFARCS (Hon) DA RCP RCS
Janet Elizabeth Delpratt  AM –  BSc MDipMus(QCM)
May McLean Hancock† (nee Murray) OBE
Mary Elisabeth Hopkins† (nee Liddell) – BA (Hons)
Harriet Elizabeth Marks† – BSc (Hons) FACE FHEAA
Suzanne Mourot† – BA (Hons) ALLA

Gwendolen Mary Budtz-Olsen† (nee Huntly) – BA UED
Margaret Neville Cribb† (nee Catt) – MA Qld
Roger John Oxley Herring† – FCA

Mavis Jean Sinclair† (nee Walker) – BSc (Hons) MSc QLD

Penelope Wensley AC – BA DPhil (Hon Causa)

Jessie Lurleen Perrett† (nee Hood) – BSc MBBS FRANZCR DMRT RCS (Eng) RCP (London)

Sallyanne Atkinson AO – BA FAIM FAICD FAPI
Susan Hamilton – BSc (Hons) PhD (Qld)

William Arthur Palmer – DPhil (Hon Causa)
Kelvin Spencer Crump – MURP (Qld) BArch (Qld) Grad Cert SAM (Canberra) RFD AE FRAIA

Robert Wensley† – QC Hon LLD (Qld) BE (Chem)(Hons) MEngSC LLB (Hons)

Maureen GW Aitken – PhD BA (Hons) PGDipED DU (honoris causa) (Qld)

Helen Clancy McBride  – MA (Psychol) Dip Occ Thy JP

† Indicates deceased