Inauguration of Steve Bantu Biko Building

Badat, S. (2008) Inauguration of Steve Bantu Biko Building. In: Inauguration of Steve Bantu Biko Building, 17 September 2008 14:00, Grahamstown. (Unpublished)

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From introduction: Institutional loyalty, especially in the case of a university, does not mean being uncritical and denying historical truths. The inauguration of the Stephen Bantu Biko Building is, therefore, a good occasion for “a critical appreciation of where we” as Rhodes University “come from”. Credit is due to the pioneers who 104 years ago created Rhodes; to those who, under difficult and financially trying conditions, steered its subsequent development; to those who oversaw its maturation from a University College under the auspices of the University of South Africa to a fully-fledged University in 1951, and to the subsequent generations that energetically toiled to produce the Rhodes University of today’s enviable reputation

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Stephen Bantu Biko Building, Rhodes University, Rhodes University College, Steve Biko
Subjects:D World History and History of Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, etc > DT Africa > South Africa
Divisions:Vice-Chancellor's Office
ID Code:4196
Deposited By: Roelien Clarke
Deposited On:06 Dec 2012 07:26
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