UB academics want to appoint VC


The University of Botswana Academic and Senior Support Staff Union (UBASSSU) is proposing that all stakeholders be considered in the process of appointing either the substantive or acting Vice-Chancellor (VC).

This is in the wake of Professor Thabo Fako resigning his vice-chancellorship seat last Sunday.

The union expressed in a communiqué circulated to the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Theophilus Mooko, as well as the UB deputy VCs strong reservations with the process on Monday saying the candidate is rather imposed upon them.

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