ConvocationDate Released: Sat, 27 August 2016 11:50 +0200
The 66th Annual Meeting of Convocation was held jointly with the Annual General Meeting of the Old Rhodian Union (ORU) during Founders’ Weekend. The new President of Convocation, Professor Peter Mtuze was elected. Professor Peter Mtuze obtained his M.Th (Master of Theology) degree at Rhodes University in 2000 and has come full circle when he returned to Rhodes University as Professor and Head of the IsiXhosa Department. He is a poet, priest and academic with other varied career experiences having worked as an interpreter in the courts of the old South Africa, a radio announcer, a salesperson for a publishing company, a civil servant in the homeland structures, a lecturer at Unisa, and as the Editor in Chief of the Greater Dictionary of isiXhosa at Fort Hare.