GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
The Council governs the university in terms of chapter 4 of the Act, the regulations and policies issued in terms of the Act, the Statute and the Rules, including, at a minimum, the adoption of purpose and value statements as well as strategic plans, determination of policy, making the Statute, the Rules, the processes, the delegations of authority, the monitoring of operational performance and management, and establishing committees and, together with the senate, joint committees, to ensure that the university achieves its purpose and values.
The first term of Mr AF Ayob expired on 13 September 2019 due to the effluxion of time, and nominations were requested for the election of ONE person from the ranks of the permanent support staff (see footnote for definition of permanent staff), as member of the NWU Council in terms of paragraph 4(1)(e) of the Statute and the Rules for the nomination, election, designation and appointment of Council members (paragraph 6) as approved by the Council on 24 April 2017.
Four valid nominations were received (in alphabetical order) by the closing date for nominations. One candidate withdraw his candidature and three nominations are presented for election.