Public memorials are part of our heritage, and can be dealt with creatively.
Transformation must take root in university syllabuses if Rhodes‚Äôs legacy is to be definitively banished.
As the new vice-chancellor, Sizwe Mabizela could lead Rhodes in radical reform ‚Äď or quell the revolt.
State support should go to students with the greatest need, not universities with the best results.
The campaign to remove the statue is gaining momentum, placing the ‚ÄėEurocentrism‚Äô of national university curricula under the spotlight.
It is not enough to say the curriculum is transformative, argues Adam Haupt.
The way in which a black "director" was recently appointed at an ECape university raises questions about the white privilege in SA's universities.
Why do some universities and journals put so many hurdles in the way?
Academics claim varsity leaders count foreign black scholars as equity candidates, for instance.
Formerly deprived institutions need enormous redress funds from all sectors.
South Africa has strayed from its path to prioritise indigenous education, by only partly implementing powerful policies.
A report has revealed enormous disparities between races, sexes and academic levels.
South Africa's historically black universities will get government help to finally make their "backlog of underdevelopment" disappear.
Why do black academics carry the burden of explaining what's damaging about bean-counting?
Yet it still claims it is working to change the racial demographic of its academic staff.
The Desai case showed how ‚Äėcorporate authoritarianism undermined collegiality‚Äô.
Ten years after the university‚Äôs merger, two researchers argue that internal and external politics have caused massive damage.
Wider concerns with racial representation in academia conceal a significant gender imbalance.
Weighed down by the past, the Cape university is lagging behind in transforming its staff profile