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Vice-Chancellor and Principal inaugurated

22 May 2010 No Comment

The new vice-chancellor and principal of the University of Pretoria, Prof Cheryl de la Rey, was recently inaugurated at a function attended by more than a thousand dignitaries, business leaders and academics.

The Director General of Higher Education and Training, Prof Mary Metcalfe, delivered a congratulatory speech on behalf of the Ministry.

Prof de la Rey was appointed UP’s Vice-Chancellor and Principal on 27 July 2009 and assumed her duties at the University of Pretoria on 9 November 2009.

She was the Chief Executive Officer of the Council on Higher Education and before that she served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Psychology at the University of Cape Town for a term of six years.

She also served as the Executive Director: Research Promotion on secondment to the National Research Foundation.

Mrs Futhi Mtoba, Prof Cheryl de la Rey (New Vice-Chancellor and Principal); Prof Mary Metcalfe and Prof Wiseman Nkuhlu (The Chancellor at the University of Pretoria)

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