Wim de Villiers succeeds Stellenbosch University’s first black vice-chancellor Russel Botman who died of a heart attack this year.
The education minister criticised the domination of Afrikaans in teaching - and called on former Afrikaans universities to enrol more black students.
Which doctors want to work in the remote areas of South Africa? Mostly those who grew up there.
Stellenbosch University says critical debate is more valuable than disciplinary action against students involved in a "blackface" incident.
True transformation in campus hostels will come from sharing goals and embracing differences.
Integrated student housing at Stellenbosch University is key to smoothing over the campus's charged racial divides.
Low carb, high fat diets don't work better than traditional balanced diets, according to a Stellenbosch University study.
Professor Russel Botman, rector and vice-chancellor of Stellenbosch University, has been hailed as an inspiration following news of his death.
Stellenbosch is a top institution, but why are architects of racism still being honoured there?
Widespread tuberculosis awareness campaigns can rein in its increasing transmission rates.
Winner: Professor Soraya Seedat
A badly drafted law easily allows anyone to censor the content of websites hosted in South Africa, writes Leon de Kock
Students from the Dagbreek men's residence at Stellenbosch University have offered an unusual apology to the country for its involvement in apartheid.
Partnerships in higher education are advancing the fight against maternal deaths in Africa.
The university exceeds financial targets and promotes research.
University is the first in Africa to sign the Berlin Declaration and post its research online.
Despite the gasps at the university since the photo appeared in its student paper, reaction from beyond Stellenbosch has been warmly appreciative.
We need Africans to provide solutions to the continent's problems.
No one could have guessed how a university's intervention to rescue victims of an appalling education would play out.