Adjustment in Roles for Philip Barr and Katie Allan

Adjustment in Roles for Philip Barr and Katie Allan

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Many in the College community will know that Philip Barr, who has been serving as Senior Tutor at St Paul’s for the last three years, has chosen to reduce his workload from full-time to three days per week. Philip, who was previously the Master of the Lower School at Sydney Grammar School, continues to make an outstanding contribution to the College, but with the reduction of his work days the burden of his role must correspondingly lessen. The role of Senior Tutor has encompassed oversight of students’ academic progress, raising the intellectual life of the College as well as recruiting and interviewing prospective students. Since October 2020 Philip has been assisted by Katie Allan who expanded her role from her existing position of Associate Dean of Graduate House to also be Deputy Senior Tutor. Katie is soon to complete her Doctorate in Law from the University of Oxford and has

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Farewell to Alex Fitton

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Among the departing Paulines of 2020 is Mr Alex Fitton who has served the College as Associate Senior Tutor, Assistant Sub-Warden and Assistant Dean of Undergraduates.  Alex entered College as a Waddy-Pockley Scholar for Law in 2017, having recently graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney. Alex was appointed to the role of Associate Senior Tutor for 2018 and then Assistant Sub-Warden later in that same year. All present will recall Alex’s successful convening of the 2018 Law Faculty Dinner, with guest of honour Professor Anne Twomey, Australia’s pre-eminent constitutional law scholar. In 2019, Alex graduated from the University of Sydney with a Juris Doctor. This year, Alex was awarded the Judge Humfry Henchman Prize for Final Year Law and has just completed his final essays for a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney. Alex’s service under three Wardens will be remembered for his

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