Professor Kerri-Lee Krause 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 Higher Education Standards Panel and Chair of the Universities Australia DVC Academic group.
At La Trobe University, she provides strategic leadership to enhance the quality of learning and teaching and the student experience and she has previously led several successful university-wide curriculum transformation initiatives. 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 in institutional settings. Her research expertise spans broadly across higher education policy areas, with a particular focus on the changing student experience, the evolving nature of academic work and implications for organizational renewal in higher education.