Introducing the candidates for vice-chancellor position

20 September 2007 | Story by Newsroom
UCT has announced the three candidates shortlisted for the position of vice-chancellor to succeed Professor Njabulo S Ndebele whose term comes to an end on 30 June 2008.

Meet the candidates (in alphabetical order):

Professor Cheryl de la Rey is deputy vice-chancellor and professor of psychology at UCT. She was formerly executive director for research promotion from 2000 to 2002, and also worked with the National Research Foundation on secondment from UCT. She first joined UCT from the University of Durban-Westville in 1995 as a member of the Department of Psychology as lecturer, senior lecturer then associate professor.

Professor Martin Hall is deputy-vice chancellor at UCT and professor at the Graduate School of Business. He is also a visiting professor with Stanford University. Previously he was dean of Higher Education Development at UCT from 1999 to 2002. From 1983 to 1998 he was with the Department of Archaeology as research officer, associate professor, professor and then head of department.

Dr Max Price is currently an independent consultant in the fields of public health, health policy, medical education and human resource planning as well as consultant to the national Department of Education on financing of tertiary education of health professionals. Previous to this he was dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Witwatersrand from 1996 to 2006.

Click here for the statement from the Chair of Council announcing the shortlist, as well as to download the CVs of the three shortlisted candidates.

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