Less than 5% of black African and coloured youth succeed at university, and more than half of all first-year entrants never graduate at all.
They claim drastic legal changes will give him more power to interfere.
Proposed changes to occupation-directed training suggest a multifaceted approach to improve its workplace relevance.
it is often not realised that respect for the truth, ethics and integrity essentially guide vice-chancellors in their positions.
'The current system is hampering economic growth and development'
Failed universities mergers are being examined for possible solutions, according to ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.
With about 60 000 students TUT is South Africa's largest university of technology and second largest university, after Unisa.
A Council for Higher Education report highlights the 'unforseen negative' influence of the parallel-medium policy.