Governance structures

The Chancellor The Council The Executive Committee of the Senate
The University Management Committee The Rectorate Representative Council

Powers and duties delegated to the UMC by the Council

The UMC, in co-operation with the Senate and Council, is responsible for the strategic management of the UFS with regard to its focus areas, key success factors, academic support services, and portfolios.

Members of the University Management Committee

Council Chamber (George du Toit Administration Building)

Rector and Vice-Chancellor
Prof FW (Francis) Petersen

Prof V (Vasu) Reddy (Vice-Rector: Research and Internationalisation) 
Prof P (Prakash) Naidoo (Vice-Rector: Operations)
Dr EL (Engela) van Staden (Vice-Rector: Academic)
Dr M (Molapo) Qhobela (Vice-Rector-Institutional Change, Strategic Partnerships and Societal Impact)

Mr NN (Nikile) Ntsababa 

Prof  MA (Mogomme) Masoga (The Humanities)
Prof  SAD (Serges) Kamga (Law)  
Prof  P (Philippe) Burger ( Economic and Management Sciences)
Prof DJ (Danie) Vermeulen (Natural and Agricultural Sciences)
Prof GJ (Gert) van Zyl (Health Sciences)
Prof LC (Loyiso) Jita (Education)
Prof DF (Francois) Tolmie  (Acting: Theology and Religion)

Qwaqwa Campus
Dr MDPA (Martin) Mandew (Campus Principal)

Heads of departments
Ms JM (Jeannet) Molopyane (Library and Information Services)
Mr CR (Chris) Liebenberg (Finance)
Ms SJ (Susan) van Jaarsveld (Human Resources)
Dr GJ (Glen) Taylor (Research Development)
Dr RV (Vic) Coetzee (Information and Communication Technology Service)
Prof JF (Francois) Strydom (Centre for Teaching and Learning)
Ms L (Liana) Griesel (DIRAP)
Mr NJ (Nico) Janse van Rensburg (University Estates)
Mr CCA (Cornelius) Hagenmeier (International Affairs)
Ms LC (Lacea) Loader (Communication and Marketing)
Prof CT (Colin) Chasi (Unit for Institutional Change and Social Justice)
Mr PMB (Billyboy) Ramahlele (Community Engagement)
Ms NE (Nomonde) Mbadi (Student Recruitment Services)
Prof W (Witness) Mudzi  (Postgraduate School)
Dr RT (Russell) Ally (Senior Director: Institutional Advancement)
Mr QT (Quintin) Koetaan (Housing and Residence Affairs) 
Mr N (Noko) Masalesa (Protection Services)
Adv SA (Shirly) Hyland (Short Learning Programmes)
Mr T (Temba) Hlasho (Executive Director: Student Affairs) 

President: Central Students’ Representative Council
Mr S (Simphiwe) Kunene (Bloemfontein Campus)
Mr L (Luvuyo) Jacobs   (Qwaqwa Campus)

In advisory capacity
Ms AM (Anita) Lombard (UVPERSU representative)
Mr L Lekhesi  (NEHAWU representative)
Ms JH (Elna) van Pletzen (Deputy Registrar: Governance and Policy)
Mr A (Anban) Naidoo (Deputy Registrar: Student Academic Services)
Adv MC (Mbongeni) Mateta Deputy Registrar: Legal Services and Compliance)
Prof P (Philippe) Burger Pro Vice-Chancellor: Poverty, Inequality and Economic Development

Secretariat (Meeting Administration)
Ms JAS (Susan) Esterhuizen

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