Barney Pityana

 
Déjà VUT: Nzimande appoints another administrator at embattled university
Déjà VUT: Nzimande appoints another administrator at embattled university
Blade Nzimande — the minister of higher education and training, science and technology — has appointed former University of Johannesburg vice-chancellor, Professor Ihron Rensburg, as an administrator at the Vaal University of Technology....
Independent assessor throws new light on ‘deeply divided’ MUT
Independent assessor throws new light on ‘deeply divided’ MUT
The Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) has been unstable for about 10 years, according to an independent assessor’s report looking into...
MUT head's lavish life slammed
MUT head's lavish life slammed
The top management of the Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) were complicit in the abuse of the institution by the former vice-chancellor...
Meet UCT’s new ‘spicy’ FabAcademic
Meet UCT’s new ‘spicy’ FabAcademic
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng wanted to be an A-rated internationally recognised scientist. She never had ambitions of becoming a vice-chancellor...
Presidency calls Pityana's comments 'unfortunate'
Presidency calls Pityana's comments 'unfortunate'
Reverend Barney Pityana's comments about the country's leaders were disappointing and unfortunate, the presidency said on Tuesday. ...
Pityana: SA must take responsibility for failures
Pityana: SA must take responsibility for failures
The Dispatch Online on Tuesday quoted Pityana as saying: "We must blame nobody but ourselves for the tragedy of our education system, a...
More varsities check Israel links
More varsities check Israel links
Major South African universities began looking into their own ties with Israeli universities within hours of the University of Johannesburg's (UJ)...
New pressure on UJ to sever Israel ties
New pressure on UJ to sever Israel ties
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Unisa vice-chancellor Barney Pityana and author Breyten Breytenbach have added their voices to calls for the University of...
Sasco attempts to force Pityana out from within
Sasco attempts to force Pityana out from within
The South African Students' Congress (Sasco) on Tuesday said it would call on the University of South Africa's (Unisa) council to force vice-chancellor Barney Pityana to terminate his contract before it concluded....
Pityana shrugs off call to resign
Pityana shrugs off call to resign
University of South Africa (Unisa) vice-chancellor Barney Pityana is adamant that he will stay in his position, despite repeated calls for him to...
YCL suspends planned mass action at Unisa
YCL suspends planned mass action at Unisa
The Young Communist League (YCL) has suspended Thursday's planned mass action at University of South Africa (Unisa) campuses in protest against its...

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