Former Deputy Prime Minister and ALP Leader Kim Beazley has returned
to scholarship at The University of Western Australia as a Professorial
UWA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson, said Professor Beazley
would add tremendous intellectual value to the University particularly
in areas of politics, public policy and international relations.
“The UWA community is delighted to welcome Kim Beazley back to the
University from which he graduated and from where he achieved a high
level of scholarship including becoming a Rhodes Scholar,” he said.
“There is no doubt that Kim Beazley has made a tremendous
contribution to the nation and the State over the length of his
parliamentary career serving in many roles as a Cabinet Minister,
Leader of the Opposition and as Deputy Prime Minister.”
Professor Robson said Professor Beazley’s fractional appointment
would enable him to contribute to the life of the University through
research and scholarship in the study of politics and international