Deans and Registrars of the Melbourne College of Divinity 1910-2012

From 1910 to 1975 the Registrar was the executive officer of the Melbourne College of Divinity. From 1976, following changes to the Melbourne College of Divinity Act, the chief executive officer of the institution was designated as the Dean (who initially also held the office of Registrar).

  • The Revd Dr John Mathew (Registrar, 1910-1916)
  • The Revd Professor David Stow Adam (Registrar, 1917-1924)
  • The Revd James Shaw Griffith (Registrar, 1925-1928)
  • The Revd Professor Frederick Ernest Oxer (Registrar, 1928-1947)
  • The Revd Professor George Calvert Barber CBE (Registrar, 1947-1966)
  • The Revd Alfred Bird (Registrar, 1967-1975)
  • The Revd Dr John Henley (Dean, 1976-1990; Registrar 1976-1990)
  • The Revd Dr Harold Pidwell (Dean, 1991-2001; Registrar 1991-2001)
  • Professor Paul Beirne (Dean, 2001-2012; Registrar 2001-2002)