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Council

​​Functions of the ​​Council

The Council of Stellenbosch University governs this higher education institution and the institutional statute. The full function and composition of the Council is contained in the Statute of Stellenbosch University

Members of the Council

Rector and Vice-Chancellor

Prof WJS de Villiers (01.04.2015 - 31.03.2020)

 

Vice-Rector (Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Studies)

Prof TE Cloete (01.09.2012 - 31.08.2017) reappointed (01.08.2017 – 31.07.2022)

 

Vice-Rector (Learning and Teaching)

Prof A Schoonwinkel (01.09.2012 - 31.08.2017) reappointed (01.08.2017 – 31.12.2020)

 

Vice-Rector (Social Impact, Transformation and Personnel)

Prof NN Koopman (01.07.2016 – 30.06 2021)

 

Chief Operating Officer

Prof L van Huyssteen (01.04.2013 - 31.12.2018)

 

Elected by Senate

Prof UME Chikte (01.01.2016 - 31.12.2017)

Prof MA Fataar (03.06.2016 – 30.06.2018)

Prof A Gouws (01.01.2016 - 31.12.2017)

 

Elected by the permanent academic staff (non-Senate members)

Prof J Fourie (01.09.2016 - 31.08.2018)

 

Elected by the permanent non-academic (support) staff

Ms M Arangies (06.04.2016 - 05.04.2018)

 

Appointed by Council

Mr AV Moos (05.05.2014 - 04.05.2018)

Ms K Njobe (05.05.2014 - 04.05.2018)

 

Appointed by the Students' Representative Council

Mr TM Mlangeni (10.03.2017 – 31.12.2017)

Ms LA Julies (24.04.2017 – 31.12.2017)

 

Elected by the Institutional Forum

Vacant

 

Appointed by the Minister of Education

Mr AR Dietrich (23.03.2017 – 22.03.2021)

Prof A Keet (01.12.2014 - 30.11.2018)

Prof PG Maré (25.09.2014 - 24.09.2018)

Ms TS Lingela (01.01.2014 - 31.12.2018)

Ms Z Stuurman (13.07.2017 - 12.07.2021)

 

Elected by the Convocation

Prof WAM Carstens (02.04.2014 - 01.04.2018)

Prof AR Coetzee (02.04.2016 – 01.04.2020)

Prof GJ Crafford (04.11.2016 – 01.04.2020)

Mr H Gonzales (02.04.2016 – 01.04.2020)

Prof JH Hambidge (22.06.2016 – 01.04.2018)

Mr JG Theron (2.04.2014 - 01.04.2018)

 

Appointed by the Council of the Municipality of Stellenbosch

Adv GMM van Deventer (01.12.2016 – 30.11.2021)

 

Appointed by the Premier of the Western Cape Province

Mr AP van der Westhuizen (01.08.2014 - 31.07.2018)

 

Elected by the Donors

Mr JJ Durand (02.04.2016 - 01.04.2020)

Mr GM Steyn (02.04.2014 - 01.04.2018) (Chairperson since 2.04.2012)

Prof PW van der Walt (02.04.2014 - 01.04.2018) (Vice-Chairperson since 07.05.2012