Loyiso Nongxa

Vice Chancellor and Principal, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Professor Loyiso Nongxa serves as the vice chancellor and principal of the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Prior to joining the University of the Witwatersrand, Dr. Nongxa served as dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of the Western Cape and was a lecturer at the University of Lesotho and at the University of Natal. In recent years he has been invited as a visiting fellow to Harvard University and the University of Illinois and as a visiting researcher to, among others, the University of Colorado and the University of Hawaii. Professor Nongxa serves as the chair of the TENET Board and is a member of several organizations, including the Rhodes Scholarships Selection Committee. He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Fort Hare and a doctorate from Oxford University, United Kingdom.

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