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Professor Kerri-Lee Krause (PhD)

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Professor of Higher Education at La Trobe University

Professor Kerri-Lee Krause (PhD) is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Professor of Higher Education at La Trobe University. She is an experienced senior executive who is acknowledged nationally and internationally for her contributions to higher education research, policy and practice. Current national leadership roles include Deputy Chair of the Australian Higher Education Standards Panel and Chair of the Universities Australia DVC Academic Committee. She also holds several Board memberships.

At La Trobe University, she provides strategic leadership to enhance the quality of learning, teaching and the student experience along with a focus on academic staff career development and promotion. Her Portfolio includes La Trobe International and the academic business innovation team. As a Fellow of the international Society for Research in Higher Education she is internationally recognised for her research on the contemporary undergraduate student experience and implications for quality and standards.