University of Wollongong Chancellor Jillian Broadbent today backed the university's deal with the Ramsay Centre.
Speaking after the University Council meeting, Ms Broadbent confirmed her support for the partnership, degree, vice-chancellor Paul Wellings and the University Executive.
"I am comfortable that the decisions taken by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Wellings CBE, in relation to approving the Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation have been in accordance with University policies and in the best interests of the Institution," she said.
"I am very positive about the benefits that will accrue to the University and its students from the partnership with the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation.
"Our Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation will enhance the University existing courses and our strong reputation in Humanities overall."
Prof Wellings also advised the Council of UOW's intention to fight the Supreme Court action taken by the National Tertiary Education Union.
He said the university was confident that all decisions and actions taken in relation to the Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation were lawful and in accordance with university policies and processes.
Work establishing the School of Liberal Arts and preparations to deliver the approved Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation for its first cohort of students in Autumn Session 2020 continues.