Wits University has confirmed that its next chancellor will be a black female for the first time in its history.
Dr Judy Dlamini and Dr Anele Mngadi emerged as the chancellor hopefuls to replace former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke‚ whose term ends in November 2018.
Speaking to Joanne Joseph, candidate Dr Anele Mngadi says a university chancellor is really a ceremonial role.
You as the chancellor, you shape the role, you have to find ways that you choose. It is actually a platform where you choose how you want to use that role.— Dr Anele Mngadi, Wits Chancellor Hopeful
You are expected to attend organised meetings or forums that the university requests you to do. But it is actually your role to decide what you want your contribution to be.— Dr Anele Mngadi, Wits Chancellor Hopeful
Listen below to the full interview with Dr Anele Mngadi...