Senate-NWU, Governance and Management

GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT

Governance Structures

Senate

The Senate approves all academic programmes and academic-related work, including teaching-learning, research and innovation and implementation of expertise (incorporating community engagement programmes). Senate, being accountable to Council, also performs any other function assigned to it by Council.

The NWU Senate was constituted on 10 May 2006 in terms of the NWU Statute as gazetted on 8 August 2005.