Remembering Jakes - Chancellor, our chancellor

Badat, S. (2012) Remembering Jakes - Chancellor, our chancellor. City Press .

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Abstract

From introduction: Gerwel was an exceptional, courageous, gifted and pioneering South African intellectual, scholar, leader and citizen. He had a profound commitment to creating a just and humane society. Through a long and distinguished association with the higher education sector, as an academic, dean, vice-chancellor, chairperson of the Committee of University Principals in the early 1990s, chancellor, and chairperson of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation, Gerwel was an outstanding champion of higher education. As chancellor, he challenged Rhodes to become socially conscious and think critically and imaginatively about access, equity and transformation, and about its role in socioeconomic development issues in South Africa, especially in the Eastern Cape.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Jakes Gerwel, higher education, Committee of University Principals, vice-chancellor, Mandela Rhodes Foundation, equity, transformation, South Africa, Eastern Cape
Subjects:D World History and History of Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, etc > DT Africa > South Africa
Divisions:Vice-Chancellor's Office
ID Code:4192
Deposited By: Roelien Clarke
Deposited On:05 Dec 2012 13:45
Last Modified:05 Dec 2012 13:45
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