The University of Venda Senate

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
RECTORATE
Dr. N.B. Nthambeleni Vice-Chancellor and Principal (Chairperson)
Prof. J.E. Crafford Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Academic
Dr. R.L. Martin Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Operations
Vacant University Registrar
REPRESENTATIVES FROM COUNCIL
Mr. M.P. Molapo Council Representative
Prof. K. Zuma Council Representative
DEANS OF SCHOOLS
Prof. J.J.O Odhiambo Agriculture
Prof. M.P. Mulaudzi Education
Prof. J.O. Odiyo Environmental Sciences
Prof. T.M. Mulaudzi Health Sciences

 

Prof. M.A. Makgopa Human and Social Sciences
Prof. L. Ndlovu Law
Prof. A. Kadyamatimba Management Sciences
Prof. N. Potgieter Mathematical and Natural Sciences
NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
A. SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE
HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS
Prof.  P.K. Chauke Agricultural Economics
Dr. M.O. Marenya Agricultural Rural Engineering
Prof. J.J. Baloyi Vice-Dean (Animal Science)
Consumer Sciences
Dr. H. Silungwe Coordinator : Food Science and Technology
Prof. P.O. Adesoye Forestry
Prof. G.R.A. Mchau Horticultural Sciences
Prof.  E.T. Gwata Plant Production
Vacant Soil Science
 

ELECTED MEMBERS

Prof. I. Wakindiki Research Professor
Vacant Senior Lecturer
Vacant Lecturer
 
 
NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
B. SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS
Dr. S.K. Muthambi Curriculum Studies
Prof. N.P. Mudzielwana Early Childhood Education
Dr. N.F. Litshani Educational Management
Prof. T. Runhare Foundations of Education
Dr. M. Mpeta Professional Studies
 

ELECTED MEMBERS

Vacant Professor
Vacant Senior Lecturer
Vacant Lecturer

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
C. SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS
Dr. E.M. Stam Ecology and Resource Management
Dr.  N.S. Nethengwe Geography & Geo-information Sciences
Ms. R. Makungo Coordinator: Hydrology and Water Resources
Dr. M. Kataka Mining and Environmental Geology
Dr. J. Chakwizira Urban and Regional Planning
 

ELECTED MEMBERS

Prof. W.M. Gitari Professor
Vacant Senior Lecturer
Dr. N.V. Mudau Lecturer

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
D. SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS
Prof. L.H. Nemathaga Advanced Nursing Science
Dr. C.N. Nesamvuni Biokinetics, Recreation and Sports Sciences
Dr. L.F. Mushaphi Vice-Dean (Nutrition)
Dr. F.J. Takalani Psychology
Dr. T. G. Tshitangano Public Health
 

ELECTED MEMBERS

Prof. M.S. Maputle Professor
Prof. M.L. Netshikweta Professor
Dr. R.T Lebese Senior Lecturer
Vacant Lecturer

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
E. SCHOOL OF HUMAN AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS
Prof. E.K. Klu Vice-Dean
Dr. P.E. Matshidze Centre for African Studies
Dr. B. Dube Communication and Applied Language Studies
Prof. R.R. Molapo Development Studies
Dr. L.M.P. Mulaudzi English
Prof. M.G. Mapaya Music
Dr. L.D. Mogorosi

 

Social Work
 

ELECTED MEMBERS

Vacant Professor
Vacant Senior Lecturer
Vacant Lecturer

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
F. SCHOOL OF LAW
HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS
Dr. K.A. Mothibi Vice-Dean
Vacant Criminal Justice
Prof. A.O. Jegede Criminal and Procedural Law
Adv. G.J. Joubert Jurisprudence
Mr. T.C. Maloka Mercantile Law
Prof. A Nwafor Private Law
Ms. A. Lansink Public Law
 

ELECTED MEMBERS

Vacant Professor
Vacant Senior Lecturer
Mrs. Z. Mopai Lecturer

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
G. SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS
Prof. E.K. Oseifuah Accounting
Mr. D. Tutani Business Information Systems
Ms. N.T. Khohomela Business Management
Dr. G. Dafuleya Economics
Ms. K.E. Khashane Coordinator: Human Resource and Labour Relations
Mr. R.F. Mashamba

 

Coordinator: Management Sciences Extended Programme
Prof. N. Nkuna OR Tambo Institute of Governance and Policy Studies
Dr. M.M. Nekhavhambe Coordinator: Public and Development Administration
Mrs. T. Madzunye Tourism and Hospitality Management
 

ELECTED MEMBERS

Prof. N.M. Ochara Research Professor
Vacant Senior Lecturer
Vacant Lecturer

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
H. SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES
HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS
Prof. A. Shonhai Biochemistry
Prof. M.P. Tshisikhawe Botany
Dr. S.S. Mnyakeni Moleele Chemistry
Mr. N. Soganile Computer Science
Prof.  S. Shateyi Coordinator: Science Foundation Programme
Dr. S. Moyo

 

Mathematics
Prof. A.N. Traore Microbiology
Prof. P.J. Taylor SARCHi Chair
Dr.  N.E. Maluta Physics / Coordinator: Vuwani Science Resource Centre
Dr. A. Bere Statistics
Prof. I.E.J. Barnhoorn Zoology
 

ELECTED MEMBERS

Prof. S.H. Foord Professor
Prof. P. O. Bessong Research Professor
Prof. Y. Moodley Professor
Prof. A. Samie Associate Professor
Dr. L. Swanepoel Senior Lecturer
Vacant Lecturer
NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
I. INSTITUTES 
                                                                         Dr. N.R. Raselekoane

 

Institute for Gender and Youth Studies
Dr. M.T. Chauke

 

MER Mathivha Centre for African Languages, Arts and Culture

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
J. DIRECTORS 
Prof. H.N. Mutshaeni Centre for Higher Education Teaching and Learning
Prof.  V. O.  Netshandama Community  Engagement
Vacant Institute  of  Mathematics & Science Education
Vacant Institute  for  Indigenous Knowledge Systems
Prof.  J.  Francis Institute for  Rural Development
Vacant Institutional Planning & Quality Assurance (IPQA)
Dr. O.S. Obadire (acting) International  Relations
Vacant Ismael  Mohamed Centre for  Human &  People’s Rights
Mrs  M. T. Mulaudzi Library  Services
Senior Prof. G.E. Ekosse Research  and Innovation
Mr. L.G. Tshikhudo Student Affairs

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
K. STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES FROM EACH SCHOOL
Mr. T. Makhubela Agriculture
Mr. T.R. Nkosi Education
Mr. T. Mashau Environmental Sciences
Mr. S. Usinga Health Sciences
Mr. T. Nemagovhani Human and Social Sciences
Ms. M. Nemavhidi Law
Ms. M. Musingadi Management Sciences
Mr. M.M. Netshiungani Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Mr. R. Mukwevho Minister of Education
Mr. L. Munyai Chair of Postgraduate Committee

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
L.  RESOURCE PERSONS 
Mr. M. Ligudu Deputy Registrar: Academic Administration (Acting)
Dr  T.V. Dzaga Director: Communications and Marketing
Mr. A.A. Magadani Director:  Facilities Management
Ms N.R. Mgobo Director : Finance
Mrs. U. Ndou Director: Human Resources
Mr. M.S. Khoza Director: Information Communication Technology Services
Vacant Director: Internal Audit and Risk

 

Adv. N.E. Lambani Director: Legal Services
Vacant Director: Sports
Mr. T.A. Sibiya Risk Officer

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
M.  OBSERVERS   
Mr. M. Ligudu Assistant Registrar: Student Administration
Mr. A. Mulaudzi Assistant Registrar: Auxiliary Services and Examination (Acting)

 

 

NAME DESIGNATION / MEMBER STATUS  
O.  SECRETARIAT
Ms. N.C. Rampheri Committee Administration
Mr. N.V. Goliada Committee Administration
Mr. K. Mashila

 

Committee Administration
Ms. M.A. Lewis Committee Administration