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ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

Governance


The Senate

Academic matters fall under the control of Senate, which consists of the following: Where an individual is listed more than once, the secondary listings are marked with an asterisk*; e.g. where his/her primary listing is as a professor. At 1 January 2016 the membership of Senate stood at 345 and there are 5 vacancies.

Vice-Chancellor & Deputy Vice-Chancellors | Deans/Acting Deans & Deputy Deans/Acting Deputy Deans | Heads & Acting Heads of Academic Departments | Professors | List of Professors |

Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Rodney Price
(01.07.2008 to 30.06.2018)
Deputy Vice-Chancellors *Professor Sandra Klopper
(01.01.2012 to 31.12.2016)
*Professor Anwar Mall
(01.09.2015, in an acting capacity until the post is filled)
*Professor Francis William Petersen
(01.10.2014 to 30.09.2019)
*Professor Daniel Petrus Visser
(01.01.2014 to 31.12.2016)
Deans/Acting Deans & Deputy Deans/Acting Deputy Deans
CHED
Dean *Associate Professor Suellen Shay
(01.09.2013 to 31.08.2018)
Deputy Deans *Associate Professor Mbulungeni Ronald Madiba
(Research, Transformation & HR)
(01.07.2015 to 30.06.2018)


Commerce
Dean *Professor Ingrid Denise Woolard
(01.03.2016 to 28.02.2021)
Deputy Deans *Professor Jeffrey Jacob Bagraim
(Postgraduate Affairs)
(01.05.2016 to 31.12.2016)

*Associate Professor Michael Kyobe
(Research)
(01.01.2016 to 31.12.2016)

Associate Professor Marie Therese Minter
(Academic Policy & Practice)
(01.05.2016 to 31.12.2016)

Associate Professor Michael Wormald
(Operations & Strategy)
(01.07.2012 to 30.06.2017)

Engineering & the Built Environment
Dean *Professor Alison Emslie Lewis
(01.06.2015 to 31.05.2019)
Deputy Deans Associate Professor Brandon Collier-Reed
(Undergraduate Education)
(01.01.2016 to 31.12.2017)

*Professor Pilate Moyo
(Postgraduate Education & Research)
(01.09.2015 to 31.08.2018)

Associate Professor Tanja Winkler
(Social Responsiveness and Transformation )
(01.01.2014 to 31.12.2015)
Health Sciences
Dean *Professor Bongani Mayosi
(01.09.2016 to 31.08.2016)
Acting Dean *Professor Gregory Hussey
(01.01.2015 to 31.08.2016)
Deputy Deans *Professor Tania Douglas
(Research)
(01.06.2015 to 31.05.2017)

Associate Professor Denver Hendricks
(Postgraduate Education)
(01.08.2013 to 31.07.2016)

Dr Reno Morar
(Health Services)
(01.01.2015 to 31.12.2019)

Associate Professor Algonda Maria Perez
(Undergraduate Education)
(Permanent)
Humanities
Dean *Professor Sakhela Buhlungu
(01.01.2014 to 31.12.2018)
Deputy Deans *Professor Bernhard Weiss
(Research and Postgraduate Affairs)
(01.05.2014 to 30.04.2017)

Associate Professor Richard Mendelsohn
(Undergraduate Affairs)
( 01.01.2015 to 31.12.2015)

*Associate Professor Sally Grace Swartz
(Staffing)
(01.01.2015 to 31.12.2017)

*Associate Professor Lance van Sittert
(Undergraduate Affairs)
(01.01.2016 to 31.12.2018)

*Professor David Wardle
(Finance and Space)
(01.01.2015 to 31.12.2017)
Law
Dean *Professor Penelope Andrews
(01.01.2016 to 31.12.2020)
Deputy Deans *Professor Alan John Rycroft
(Undergraduate Studies)
(01.01.2014 to 31.12.2016)

Associate Professor Debbie Collier
(Postgraduate Studies)
(01.07.2013 to 31.12.2016)
Science
Dean *Professor Anton Powter Le Roex
(01.01.2016 to 31.12.2017)
Deputy Deans *Professor Susan Anne Bourne
(Undergraduate Matters)
(01.01.2016 to 31.12.2016)

Professor Mannus Justin O'Riain
(Postgraduate Matters)
(01.01.2016 to 31.12.2016)

Heads and Acting Heads of Academic Departments

Academic Departments are organisational units formally recognised as such by Senante and Council in terms of the Statute. Some are styled schools while two are styled colleges, but all have the status of academic department. At 1 January 2016 there were 55 recognised academic departments.


Department Name Period
Academic Development Programme *Associate Professor Ermien van Pletzen (Director) (Permanent)
Accounting, College of Associate Professor Mark Gregory Graham (01.01.2010 – 31.12.2015)
Accounting, College of Associate Professor Goolam Modack (Acting 01.01.2016 – 31.12.2016)
African & Gender Studies, Anthropology & Linguistics, School of Associate Professor Harry Garuba (Acting 01.01.2016 – 30.06.2016)
Anaesthesia *Professor Justus Ludolph Christiaan Swanvelder (Permanent)
Archaeology Associate Professor Simon Hall (01.01.2015 – 31.12.2019)
Architecture, Planning & Geomatics, School of *Professor Toma Berlanda ( 01.03.2015 – 28.02.2020)
Astronomy Associate Professor Patrick Woudt (01.01.2015 – 31.12.2019)
Boilogical Sciences *Professor Muthama Muaysa (01.01.2016 – 31.12.2020)
Chemical Engineering *Professor Eric Wilhelmus van Steen (01.01.2015 – 31.05.2020)
Chemistry *Professor Susan Ann Bourne (01.01.2012 – 31.12.2016)
Civil Engineering Associate Professor Neil Armitage (01.01.2013 – 31.12.2017)
Clinical Laboratory Sciences *Professor Carolyn Williamson (01.01.2014 – 31.12.2016)
Commercial Law Associate Professor Caroline Ncube (01.04.2014 – 31.03.2017)
Computer Science Associate Professor Hussein Suleman (01.01.2016 – 31.12.2020)
Construction, Economics & Management *Professor Keith Stone Cattell (01.01.2015 – 31.12.2018)
Construction, Economics & Management Associate Professor Kathy Michell (Acting 01.07.2015 – 30.06.2016)
Drama Associate Professor Geoffrey Hyland (01.01.20163 – 31.12.20185)
Economics, School of Associate Professor Lawrence Edwards (01.03.2016 – 28.02.2018)
Education, School of *Associate Professor Rudiger Laugksch (01.03.2015 – 31.12.2016)
Electrical Engineering *Professor Edward Boje (01.01.2015 – 31.12.2019
English Language & Literature Associate Professor Jane Bennett (01.01.2016 – 31.12.2016)
Environmental & Geographical Science *Professor Michael Edward Meadows (01.01.2014 – 31.12.2018)
Film & Media Studies *Professor Herman Wasserman (01.01.2015 – 31.12.2017)
Finance & Tax Associate Professor Craig West (01.05.2013 – 30.04.2016)
Finance & Tax Associate Professor Ryan Kruger (01.01.2016 – 31.12.2018)
Fine Art, Michaelis School of Associate Professor Fritha Langerman (01.01.2014 – 31.12.2016)
Geological Sciences *Professor Christopher Harris (01.01.2014 – 31.12.2016)
Graduate School of Business *Professor Walter Remi Juliaan Baets (Director) (01.07.2014 – 30.06.2019)
Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice *Professor Alan Hirsch (Director) (Permanent)
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Associate Professor Shajila Singh (01.07.2013 – 30.06.2016)
Health Sciences Education Professor Harsha Kathard (Interim 01.07.2015 – 31.07.2018)
Historical Studies Associate Professor Lance van Sittert (01.01.2016 – 31.12.2016)
Human Biology *Professor Malcolm Collins (01.01.2014 – 31.12.2016)
Information Systems Associate Professor Kevin Johnston (01.07.2015 – 31.12.2017)
Integrative Biomedical Sciences *Professor Edward David Sturrock (01.06.2015 – 31.12.2018)
Languages & Literatures, School of *Professor David Wardle (01.01.2016 – 31.12.2016)
Management Studies, School of *Professor Anton Schlechter (01.01.2015 – 31.12.2017)
Mathematics & Applied Mathematics *Professor Hans-Peter Albert Künzi> (01.01.2014 – 31.12.2016)
Mechanical Engineering *Professor Robert Douglas Knutsen (01.04.2013 – 31.03.2018)
Medicine *Professor Gary Maartens (Interim 01.01.2016 – 31.08.2016)
Molecular & Cell Biology Associate Professor Vernon Errol Coyne (01.01.2012 – 31.12.2016)
Music, South African College of Associate Professor Rebekka Sandmeier (01.01.2014 – 28.02.2017)
Obstetrics & Gynaecology *Professor Lynnette Ann Denny (Permanent)
Oceanography Associate Professor Isabelle Ansorge (01.01.2016 – 31.12.2016)
Paediatrics & Child Health *Professor Heather Joy Zar (01.09.2015 – 31.08.2017)
Philosophy *Professor David Benatar (01.07.2013 – 30.06.2018)
Physics * Professor Andy Buffler (01.07.2012 – 30.06.2017)
Political Studies *Professor Anthony Michael Butler (01.01.2014 – 31.12.2016)
Private Law *Professor Helen Jane Scott (01.07.2014 – 30.06.2019)
Psychiatry & Mental Health *Professor Dan Joseph Stein (Permanent)
Psychology Associate Professor Catherine Ward (01.01.2015 – 31.12.2017)
Public Health & Family Medicine *Professor Mohammed Fareed Jeebhay (01.10.2012 – 30.09.2017)
Public Law Professor Elrena van der Spuy (01.07.2014 – 31.12.2016)
Radiation Medicine Professor Steve Beningfield (01.10.2015 – 30.09.2018)
Religious Studies Associate Professor Sa‘diyya Shaikh (01.07.2015 – 30.06.2018)
Social Development Associate Professor Viviene Taylor (Acting 01.01.2016 – 31.12.2017)
Sociology * Professor Owen Crankshaw (01.01.2016 – 31.12.2016)
Statistical Sciences Associate Professor Francesca Little (01.03.2013 – 31.12.2017)
Surgery *Professor Delawir Kahn (01.01.2016 – 31.12.2016)

Professors

Professors are listed at the end of this Senate list.

Twelve Elected by the Academic Staff
(01.07.2012 to 30.06.2016)
Ms Jean Brundrit
Associate Professor Shadreck Chirikure
Dr David Erwin
Dr Elisa Galgut
Mr Ernesto Ismail
Dr Rannakoe Lehloenya
Dr Vimal Ranchhod
Associate Professor Hanna-Andrea Rother
Mr Jacques André Rousseau
Dr Roman Ernest Roth
Two Vacancies
Four Elected by the Professional, Administrative, Support & Service (PASS) Staff
(01.07.2012 to 30.06.2016)
Dr Mignonne Breier
Mr Thando Tsotsobe
Ms Carolyn Dana Volks
Mr Shai Makgoba
Six Students appointed by the SRC
(01/11/2015 to 01/10/2016)
Mr Ryan Prithraj
Ms Noxolo Ntaka
Mr Aneet Daji
Mr Chanda Chungu
Mr Kangwa Chisanga
Mr Nabeel Allie
Two Members of Council Elected by Council
(01.07 2012 to 30.06.2016)
Ms Yoliswa Dwane
Ms Rachmat Omar
Up to 35 Co-opted Members
List 1: Co-opted Ex Offico (7)
Director: Schools Intervention Initiative Dr Jonathan Clark
(01.10.2011 – 30.09.2016)
Head: Library and Information Studies Centre Associate Professor Jayarani Raju
(01.01.2016 – 31.12.2016)
Director: Extra Mural Studies Ms Medeé Rall
(Permanent)
Assistant Dean: Science Faculty Associate Professor David Gammon
(01.01.2016 – 31.12.2016)
Executive Director: Student Affairs Dr Moonira Khan
(Permanent)
Head: School of Dance Mr Gerard Manley Samuel
(01.05.2013 -30.04.2016)
Executive Director: University Libraries Ms Gwenda Thomas
(Permanent)
List 2: Co-opted under the Provision of the Statute allowing for Co-option that allows for greater Diversity in the Senate (20)
(01.07.2012 to 30.06.2016)
Associate Professor Muhammad Saalih Allie
Associate Professor Laura Czerniewicz
Associate Professor Bette Davidowitz
Associate Professor Mqhele Dlodlo
Associate Professor Sinegugu Duma
Associate Professor Denver Hendricks
Associate Professor David Steve Jacobs
Associate Professor Nonhlanhla Khumalo
Associate Professor Mbulungeni Ronald Madiba
Associate Professor Dick Ng’ambi
Associate Professor Elelwani Ramugondo
Associate Professor Hussein Suleman
Dr Amanda Weltman
3 Vacancies

Professors (Total at 01 January 2016: 275)
(With the year of professorial appointment)

Colleen Merle Adnams 2007 Murray Victor Leibbrandt 2000
Jane Alexander 2008 Naomi Sharlene Levitt 2005
Seyi Ladele Amosun 2001 Alison Emslie Lewis 1997
Penelope Andrews 2016 Leslie London 2005
Kurt Andre April 2006 Theresa Lorenzo 2016
Carolyn Ardington 2016 Graham Johan Louw 2008
Andrew Charles Argent 2009 Johannes Louw 1998
Neil Philip Armitage 2015 Joha-Louw Potgieter 2003
Walter Remi Juliaan Baets 2009 Iain Low 2007
Alireza Baghai-Wadji> 2012 John Manuel da Silva Luiz 2011
Jeffrey Jacob Bagraim 2012 Christopher Alan Lund 2015
Igor Vladilenovich Barashenkov 2001 Gary Maartens 2004
Alfred Jacobus Barnard-Naudé 2012 Iain Macdonald 2016
Karen Irma Barnes 2009 Anne Kelk Mager 2011
Graham Douglas Irving Barr 1997 Aubrey Mainza 2016
Sefan Barth 2015 Arnaud George Malan 2014
Adrian Bruce Charles Christopher Bassett 2011 Anwarul Haq Suleman Mall 2008
Linda-Gail Bekker 2013 Salvatore Mancuso 2012
Tunde Belle-Ochende 2016 Xolela McPherson Tennyson Mangcu 2016
David Benatar 2007 Rashida Manjoo 2015
Steve Beningfield 1993 Adrian David Marais 2004
Toma Berlanda 2015 Lorna Jean Martin 2004
Haroon Ismail Bhorat 2007 Peter Martinez 2015
Geoffrey Norman Charles Bick 2012 Robert Britt Mattes 2007
Nicholas Budeo Biekpe 2012 Bongani Mawethu Mayosi 2006
Anthony Henry Black 2008 Dianne Elizabeth McIntyre 2008
Jonathan Blackburn 2008 Michael Edward Meadows 2004
Edwin Haupt Blake 2000 Ernesta Meintjes 2015
Edward Sidney Boje 2003 Graeme Meintjes 2016
John Joseph Bolton 2005 Peter Nicholas Meissner 2008
Susan Ann Bourne 2008 Marc Irwin Mendelson 2015
Paul Anthony Bowen 1993 Rajend Mesthrie 1998
David John Bradfield 1998 Thomas Andreas Meyer 2015
David Thomas Britton 2011 Thomas Moultrie 2015
Frank Brombacher 2000 Jeremy John Migley 2007
Irwin Thomas Brown 2011 Valerie Mizrahi 2011
Andy Buffler 2014 Klaus Peter Moller 2009
Sakhela Maxwell Buhlungu 2014 Hanri Mostert 2008
Vanessa Celeste Burch 2008 Thomas Moultrie 2015
Justine Burns 2016 Pilate Moyo 2013
Anthony Michael Butler 2012 Edwin Muchapondwa 2016
Robert Greig Cameron 2004 Nicola Jane Mulder 2015
Claude Carignan 2011 Christina Mary Murray 1995
Jennifer Margaret Case 2012 Benjamin Landon Meyer 2015
Keith Stone Cattell 2010 Kevin Jonathan Naidoo 2011
Kelly Chibale 2007 Nicoli Jean Nattrass 1999
David Shane Chidester 1994 Tjakie Naudé 2009
Wallace Mankhwala Gwaza Chigona 2015 Caroline Ncube 2016
Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan 2003 Alp Numanoglu 2013
Danwood Mzikenge Chirwa 2012 Mark Geroge New 2011
Pamela Helen Christie 2012 Ojelanki Ngwenyama 2012
Michael Christian Claeys 2010 Mark Patrick Nicol 2008
Carol-Ann Pauline Clarkson 2014 Nicolas Novitzky 1995
Malcolm Collins 2013 Lungisile Ntsebeza 2008
Marc Irwin Combrinck 2011 Mpiko Ntsekhe 2013
Colin Douglas Cook 2007 Alp Numanoglu 2013
Imraan Coovadia 2016 Francis Beng Nyamnjoh 2009
Hugh Micah Corder 1987 Mannus Justin O?Riain 2014
Jean-Louis Cornille 1996 Mohamed Iqbal Parker 1993
Carlos De Jesus Correia 2010 Susan Parnell 2009
Owen Crankshaw 2006 Alexander Ross Paterson 2013
Collet Dandara 2016 Nigel Penn 2012
Pierre Francois de Vos 2009 André Peshier 2010
Petrus de Vries 2012 Francis Petersen 2008
David Alan Deglon 2011 Jochen Petersen 2016
Lynette Ann Denny 2006 Edgar Arthur Pieterse 2008
Andrea Deumert 2016 Gordon Pierie 2014
Keertan Unka Jairan Dheda 2012 Deborah Beatrice Posel 2010
Robert Edwin Dorrington 1988 Paul Charles Potter 2008
Tania Douglas 2013 Sharon Prince 2016
Robert Neil Dunn 2012 Rajkumar Ramesar 2000
John Paul Dunne 2012 Maano Ramutsindela 2015
Peter Klaus Dunsby 2007 Brian Lindsay Rayner 2015
Robert Anthony Dyer 2011 Chris James Charles Reason 2006
Silke Dyer 2014 Bathmanathan Dayanand Reddy 1989
Anton Adriaan Eberhard 2004 Stephen John Young Reid 2010
Lawrence James Edwards 2013 Steven Hilary Richardson 2013
Timothy John Egan 2006 Ulrike Rivett) 2016
Rodney Ehrlich 2006 Fiona Chiswell Ross 2013
George Adriaan Ekama 1991 Michael John Rossi 2007
Brian Lindsay Eley 2016 Pieter Gerhardus Rousseau 2015
Margaret Paula Ensor 2004 Peter Ryan 2014
Anton Gabriel Fagan 2006 Edward Peter Rybicki 2003
Johannes Jacobus Fagan 2002 Alan John Rycroft 2009
Jill Margaret Farrant 2005 Philippe-Joseph Salazar (Distinguished) 1986
Susan Fawcus 2013 Jari Tapani Salo 2015
Loretta Annalise Feris 2012 Rebekka Sandmeier 2016
Anthony-Graeme Fieggen 2008 Anton Schlechter 2016
Anthony Figaji 2012 Pamela Jane Schwikkard 2001
Mark Jay Fleishman 2012 Helen Jane Scott 2014
Jack Calvin Fletcher 2006 Judith Clare Sealy 2007
Komla Folly 2016 Annette Seegers 1997
Lucy Jennifer Gilson 2008 Jeremy Fraser Seekings 2003
Jan Ignacy Glazewski 2000 Patrick Semple 2014
Dhirendra Govender 2003 Bryan Trevor Sewell 2011
Clive Maurice Gray 2011 Mark Hugh Shaw 2014
Ralph Hamann 2014 Robert William John Simmonds 2015
Joan Helene Hambidge 2003 Aristides Sitas 2009
Carolyn Anne Hamilton 2008 Phillipa Ann Skotnes 1999
Janet Patricia Hapgood 2007 Karen Sliwa Hahnle 2010
Christopher Harris 2008 Dee Smythe 2015
Susan Therese Harrison 1999 Kelwyn Ellis Sole 2004
Terry Albert Hedderson 2006 Mark Leonard Solms 2002
Bruce Charles Hewitson 2005 Dan Joseph Stein 2005
John Anthony Higgins 2002 Edward David Sturrock 2008
Chuma Himonga 2002 Justus Ludolph Christiaan Swanevelder 2012
Alan Hirsch 2013 Andrew Russel Taylor 2014
Michael Timm Hoffman 2001 Abdulkader Ismail Tayob 1999
Hendrik Pienaar Hofmeyr 2010 Sandie Rutherford Thomson 2011
Roger Hunter 2011 Colin Getty Tredoux 2008
Gregory Dudley Hussey 2011 David Unterhalter 2014
Dale Brenton Hutchison 1983 Arjan Bastiaan van As 2008
Nicola Illing 2011 Jean-Paul Willy van Belle 2011
Michael Raymond Inggs 2002 Elrena van der Spuy 2013
Stephen Charles Inggs 2013 Etienne Roche van Heerden 1999
Muazzam Jacobs 2016 Eliza Jacobus van Honk 2014
George Janelidze 2004 Paul van Rensburg 2002
Thomas Harold Jarrett 2012 Eric Wilhelmus J van Steen 2002
Mohamed Fareed Jeebhay 2010 Cornelius Peter van Walbeek 2015
Jennifer Margaret Jelsma 2009 Jacobus Ernst van Zyl 2014
Delawir Kahn 2000 Daniel Petrus Visser 1983
Asgar Ali Kalla 2002 Martine Maria Christina Visser 2015
Evance Rabban Kalula 2002 Harro von Blottnitz 2013
Arieh Katz 2013 Robert Charles Williams 2010
Harsha Kathard 2016 Lee Alan Wallis 2012
Arieh Katz 2013 David Wardle 2006
Kemal Khan 2008 Herman Wasserman 2014
Susan Hillary Kidson 2004 Alexandra Watson 2010
Harold Alan Kincaid 2012 Vanessa Jane Watson 2003
Sandra Klopper 2012 Bernhard Weiss 2011
Robert Douglas Knutsen 2008 Carlyn Williamson 2010
Thomas Albert Koelble 2000 Anna-Lise Williamson 2005
Patricia Jane Kooyman 2015 Joanne Wilmshurst 2014
Reneé Christine Kraan-Korteweg 2005 Harld Ernst Winkler 2011
Hans-Peter Albert Künzi 2000 Martin Wittenberg 2012
Michael Kyobe 2015 Ambrose Wonkam 2016
Michael Ian Lambert 2010 Eric Arthur Wood 2010
Estelle Victoria Lambert 2005 Eric Arthur Wood 2010
Michael Ian Lambert 2010 Ingrid Denise Woolard 2003
Genevieve Sarah Langdon 2014 Nigel Anthony Worden 1997
Anton Powter le Roex 1997 Heather Joy Zar 2008
Rochelle le Roux 2011 Alphose Zingoni 2003

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Office of the Registrar
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