As the second black woman in history to occupy the role of Chancellor of UCT, she is aware of the importance of her position.
She was installed as the new chancellor on 10 December, International Human Rights Day. In her speech, she revealed that she was aware of the significance of her appointment on International Human Rights Day.
The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) also appointed Professor Tinyiko Maluleke as its new Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Prof Maluleke will assume his new position on 1 February, 2022. The university described Prof Maluleke as a senior leader with 20 years of experience in executive management in the higher education department.
Previously, prof worked as a senior research fellow and more at the University of Pretoria. His qualifications include a doctoral degree and he is a full professor.
He is also internationally recognised as a researcher in his field of black and African theologies as well as religions and politics. According to TUT, Maluleke revealed that he is “thrilled” to be taking the role at the university. He believes that TUT has the possibility to become one of the world’s top universities and that it has been led exceptionally well.