Annual newsletters & communication, Convocation

CONVOCATION

Annual newsletters & communication

The Convocation uses a number of communication channels to stay in touch with members and to provide feedback on Convocation meetings and activities. These include the alumni magazine, website and personal communication concerning urgent university matters.

 

ELECTION OF TWO COUNCIL MEMBERS (TWO VACANCIES) FROM THE RANKS OF THE NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY’S CONVOCATION

According to paragraph 32(1) of the Statute of the North-West University (NWU), every graduate, who is a member of the Convocation, is eligible to be nominated for election as a member of the NWU Council and to vote in an election of such Council members in accordance with paragraph 5 of the Statute.

The first terms of council membership of Messrs Albert Sorgdrager and Werner Human, elected from the ranks of the Convocation in 2017, will expire on 22 June 2020. 

Members of the NWU Convocation were invited to nominate two eligible persons to become NWU Council members in terms paragraph 41)(i) of the Statute.

Four* valid nominations have been received (in alphabetical order).  Click on the link to view the CV.  The CVs are published in the format as received from the nominees.

  1. LAUFS, DIRK (REV)  CV English   CV Afrikaans
  2. MOOLMAN, HANS-JURIE (MR)  CV English  CV Afrikaans
  3. PELSER, PETRUS CORNELIUS (ADV)   CV English     CV Afrikaans
  4. SORGDRAGER, ALBERT MINNAAR (MR)  CV English   CV Afrikaans    CV SeTswana

An electronic election process for two (2) NWU Council members is underway and will remain open for a period of 21 days until 09:00 on Saturday, 6 June 2020.  

Herewith the link to the ballot paper.  You will receive an sms or e-mail with unique login details. Please make use of these to cast your vote on the electronic platform.

*  After giving notice to the Convocation of the nominees on 15 May 2020, an enquiry was received regarding a submitted nomination, and the nomination was subsequently validated by Internal Audit as received timely and is valid, and therefore added to the list of candidates to ensure a free, fair and transparent nomination and election process.

Yours sincerely

 

PROF MARLENE VERHOEF
REGISTRAR

2020.05.15