At 4pm on Monday, March 3 in Winants Auditorium, Graves Hall, join speaker Russel Botman as he presents his Presidential Colloquium Address entitled “Stellenbosch University’s HOPE Project: A Vision for Academic Renewal”. In addition, on Tuesday, March 4, Botman will present his keynote address “Mandela’s Children: Shaping a University” at 4pm in Dimnent Chapel. The presentation of Honorary Doctorate will take place as well. Learn more about the Colloquium by visiting the site.
Professor Hayman Russel Botman is Rector and Vice-Chancellor of Stellenbosch University (SU) in South Africa. He holds a PhD in Theology from the University of the Western Cape (UWC). As a prime mover of SU’s HOPE Project, Botman is leading the initiative to eradicate poverty, promote human rights, and create a sustainable environment with a competitive industry, among other things.
For links to Professor Botman’s writings and speeches, and more information on higher education in South Africa, see this guide.