TRINITY TODAY 9 Read more about new staff appointments at trinity.unimelb.edu.au DR JESSA ROGERS (WIRADJURI) INAUGURAL DIRECTOR OF THE INDIGENOUS HIGHER EDUCATION CENTRE Jessa is currently Project Director of the Indigenous Education and Research Strategy at the University of New England, and was previously an Indigenous Studies fellow at Harvard University. She completed a PhD in Indigenous Studies at ANU in 2017. Jessa has been recognised as a Fulbright Scholar, National NAIDOC Young Person of the Year and received the ANU Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Reconciliation in 2014. She is a member of the Australian Government’s Expert Committee on English Language Literacy for Indigenous Children and the Australian Academy of Science’s Future Earth Advisory Committee. SCOTT CHARLES DEPUTY WARDEN Our current Director of Advancement, known to most as Scotty, will be adding the role of Deputy Warden to his portfolio upon the retirement of Campbell Bairstow at the end of the year. Scotty is a Trinity alumnus and former Senior Student, so is well versed in all things Trinity. He also has strong existing relationships with our staff and students across the three College divisions and is playing a key role in implementing Trinity’s strategic objectives. RICHARD PICKERSGILL DEAN OF THE PATHWAYS SCHOOL Richard will come to Trinity from Haileybury – Australia’s largest independent school, which has four campuses in Melbourne, one campus in Darwin and an international campus just outside Beijing. During his time at Haileybury, Richard established a VCE‑in-China program, which has since expanded into East Timor and the Philippines. Richard completed his Master of Education at the University of Melbourne in 2016 and has a passion for student wellbeing and development.