Prof (FW) Francis Petersen
Rector and Vice-Chancellor

Prof Francis Petersen










Prof Francis William Petersen is the Rector and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Free State since 1 April 2017.  He has formerly been Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town. Read More...


 

Prof (P) Puleng LenkaBula
Vice-Rector: Institutional Change, Student Affairs, and Community Engagement

Prof Puleng LenkaBula












Prof Puleng LenkaBula was appointed as the Vice-Rector: Institutional Change, Student Affairs, and Community Engagement in May. She is the former Dean of Student Affairs at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). Read More...


Prof (RC) Corli Witthuhn
Vice-Rector: Research

Prof Corli Witthuhn

Prof Witthuhn brings with her years of experience in higher education, both in terms of scientific research and serving in senior management positions in university structures. Read More...


Dr (EL) Engela van Staden
Vice-Rector: Academic

Dr Engela van Staden 2

 
In December 2018, Dr Engela van Staden was appointed as the Vice-Rector: Academic at the University of the Free State. Read More...



Prof P (Prakash) Naidoo

Vice Rector: Operations

Prof Prakash Naidoo

Prof Prakash Naidoo started at the university as Campus Principal of the Qwaqwa Campus. He is a former Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Resources and Planning at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT).
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