Father and son ensure future for eminent fellowship

14 Oct 2019
Rodney Wylie OBE and John Wylie AM

As University of Queensland alumni, respected business leaders, and father and son, Rodney Wylie OBE (BCom ’48 BA ’50) and John Wylie AM (BCom Hons ’83) have much in common.

But it’s their shared commitment to lifelong learning and fostering a diverse community of knowledge seekers and exceptional leaders that has proven an enduring focus for the pair.

A decade after the Wylie family’s initial gift to establish the Rodney Wylie Eminent Visiting Fellowship program at UQ, The John and Myriam Wylie Foundation has made a further major gift to continue the visionary fellowship program for the next 10 years.

Mr Wylie established the Fellowship in 2009 to continue his father’s legacy, and help the University bring some of the world’s brightest minds and accomplished change makers to Queensland.

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