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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  
Prof. A.E. Nesamvuni 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)  
Mr  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