UCT’s next chancellor will be Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe

Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe.

Cape Town – In a fitting end to Women’s month, the University of Cape Town announced that Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe has been duly elected as the next chancellor of the university, a position that she will take up from 1 January 2020.She takes the reins from Mrs Graça Machel, who was first elected in 1999. Mrs Machel’s second term will finish at the end of 2019.

The chancellor is elected for a 10-year term. Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe was elected by an electoral college consisting of holders of UCT qualifications, academic and PASS (professional, administrative support and service) staff, and students on Friday, 30 August.

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