IF Comp-NWU, Governance and Management

Governance Structures:  Institutional Forum


The Institutional Forum (IF) fulfills an important advisory role in terms of the Higher Education Act and the NWU Statute. Specifically, this role is to advise Council on the implementation of the Higher Education Act and national higher education policy, the appointment of members of University Management and Senior Management, NWU policy on race and gender equity, codes of conduct, policy on mediation and dispute resolution, the management of cultural diversity and the promotion of an institutional culture based on tolerance and respect for basic human rights.

The IF comprises 29 members, representing the three campuses and is chaired by Dr Bertus le Roux.

Notice to all permanent support staff
of the North-West University

Invitation to permanent academic staff members  of the
North-West University to elect ONE Institutional Forum member in terms of paragraph 22(1)(d) of the NWU Statute

One vacancy exists from the ranks of the academic staff.

Permanent academic staff members  are hereby invited to vote for ONE member from the ranks of the permanent academic staff of the University to be elected to serve on the Institutional Forum of the NWU.

The following two staff members were nominated:

Dr KO Lefenya                 Click here to read the CV

Prof M Mathuthu               Click here to read the CV

Click here for link to vote.

Closing date for voting:  Thursday 9 May 2018 at 13:00 whereafter the process of nomination and election of members would be fully audited by the NWU Internal Audit.