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The University of South Africa's Interim Council, under chairmanship of Dr Matthews Phosa, has approved the appointment of the following members of the permanent Council. The newly formed Council will meet on 16 July, when its officials will be elected.
The Interim Council of the University of South Africa has confirmed the following persons as constituting the Council of the university according to Statute.
Persons nominated by the Minister of Education:
Ms JA Glennie - Educationist and distance education specialist (Gauteng)
Adv V Kahla - Corporate Lawyer (Gauteng)
Ms Wendy Lucas-Bull - Corporate executive (Gauteng)
Ms CV McClain-Nhlapo - Lawyer and Human Rights Commissioner (Gauteng)
Dr NM Phosa - Attorney, Politician and Businessman (Mpumalanga).
Persons Representing Alumni/Convocation:
Mr ER Maponya - Educationist and Community Leader (Limpopo);
Ms SJ Thwebane - Educationist (Mpumalanga);
Mr BP Vundla - Businessman/Advertising (Gauteng).
Persons Representing Certain Skills or Professions:
Mr SP du Toit - Disabled community and media - Free State
Mr AA da Costa - Business - Eastern Cape
Prof RH Nengwekhulu - Educationist/Schools - Limpopo
Prof J Persens - Mathematician/ Education - Western Cape
Dr MA Letsebe - Public Service & Social Services - Gauteng
Dr MM Balintulo - Higher Education - Western Cape
Mr NC Nyoka - Legal & Management - Gauteng
Ms XE Shemane-Diseko - Finance/Investment Banking - Gauteng
Dr ES Jacobson - Local Government - Gauteng
Dr S MokoneMatabane - ICT/Educationist - Gauteng
Persons elected by Senate:
Prof MC Mare
Prof D Singh
Persons Elected by Staff:
Ms RM Odendaal
Ms LC Cesare
Ms A Hartzenberg
Mr R Bezuidenhout
Persons representing Students:
Mr SM Monama
Mr P Siwele
Persons representing Management:
Prof NB Pityana - Principal and Vice Chancellor
Prof NR Mathabe - Pro-Vice Chancellor
Prof DL Mosoma - Deputy Vice Chancellor
With 29 members out of the permitted 30 members, the Interim Council resolved that it will reserve to Council the option of co-opting another person to Council.
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