The Department of Higher Education and Training is keeping a close eye on the challenges at three universities where leadership challenges made headlines.
According to Minister Blade Nzimande, who provided a written reply to a parliamentary question recently, the department will keep a watching brief at UCT and the Vaal University of Technology before deciding if any intervention may be required in terms of the Higher Education Act.
Last month, the Mail & Guardian reported black staff and academics penned a letter calling on Nzimande to set up an independent commission of inquiry.
In a letter to the university, the Mail & Guardian reported Dr Tiri Chinyoka, writing on behalf of black…
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