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...


Prof (HJ) Hendri Kroukamp
Acting Vice-Rector: Academic

Prof Hendri Kroukamp

 
Prof Hendri Kroukamp was born in Cape Town, South Africa. After completing his secondary education, he obtained a BA degree, as well as a BAHons degree from the Stellenbosch University. 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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Dr (MJG) Gift Vinger
Registrar: Governance and Policy

Dr Gift  Vinger

Dr Gift Vinger, a Bloemfonteiner and Kovsie alumnus, distinguished himself as a hard-working and dedicated student throughout his university studies. He obtained both the BA and BA Honours degrees cum laude at the former Vista University and the University of the Free State respectively.  Read More...


Dr (K) Karen Lazenby
Registrar: Systems and Administration

Dr Karen Lazenby

Dr Karen Lazenby is the Registrar: Systems and Administration at the University of the Free State and is responsible for Student Academic Services, International Affairs, and Marketing. Read More...


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