Deputy Vice-Chancellors


Deputy Vice-Chancellors

The North-West University has three campuses situated at Mahikeng, Potchefstroom and Vanderbijlpark.  The Deputy Vice-Chancellors are responsible for assignable functions and campus operations.


Mafikeng Campus

Prof Marilyn Setlalentoa

  • BA (SW) (University of Limpopo)
  • BA Hons (SW) (University of Limpopo)
  • MA (Soc Sc) Social Work (University of Johannesburg)
  • PhD (North-West University)
  • Management Development Certificate (North-West University)


Potchefstroom Campus

Daryl BaliaProf Daryl Balia

  • BTh (1982) (University of Durban-Westville)
  • MTh (1986) (University of Durban-Westville)
  • DTh (1989) (University of Durban-Westville)
  • Master of Theology (Ethics) (1987) (Princeton Theological Seminary)
  • Certificate of Advanced Professional Studies (1988) (Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley)
  • Senior Executive Programme (1999) (Harvard Business School)
  • DLitt et Phil (Public Administration) (2005) (UNISA)
  • Postgraduate Certificate (University Teaching & Learning) (2009) (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)



Vaal Triangle Campus

Prof Linda du Plessis

  • BSc(Computer Science) (PU for CHE)
  • Hons BSc (PU for CHE)
  • BSc (PU for CHE)
  • PhD (Education) (PU for CHE)
  • Certificate for environmental educators (Unisa)
  • Leadership in Higher Education (Harvard)
  • Certificate in ICT (Wits)