Mangosuthu University of Technology says it will work with administrator

Durban – The management of the Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) said it is ready to work with the newly appointed administrator to stabilise the situation at the institution.

Professor Lourens van Staden was appointed administrator by Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande. This followed the minister’s decision to dissolve the MUT council, a move which was announced in correspondence with the Registrar Dr Phumzile Masala on Saturday. Masala confirmed the announcement.

Briefing the media yesterday, Masala said while correspondence was received on Saturday, it stated that the decision to dissolve the council would take effect on September 28.

“On Saturday, I…

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