Towards a New Generation of Engaged Universities:
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Technical Committee 2017

Prof. Mandla Stanley Makhanya

Professor Mandla Stanley Makhanya was appointed Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of South Africa on 1st January, 2011 and is a prominent proponent of Higher Education leadership and advocacy. He has served as President of the International Council for Distance Education (ICDE) till 31st December, 2017. Professor Makhanya is also the Treasurer of […]

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Prof. Fatima Batul Mukhtar

The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University Dutse,Jigawa state, Nigeria, Professor Fatima Batul Mukhtar,  is a professor of  Botany with plant physiology as her area of specialization. Additional areas of interest are Biostatistics, horticulture, agricultural biotechnology and food security. She graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with a degree in Botany in 1984. She did her master’s degree

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Mr. William Cheaib

William Cheaib is the Chief of Staff to the President and ViceChancellor of Concordia University. In this role he provides highlevel support and advice to the President, and assists him in developing and implementing strategy. In addition, William oversees Concordia’s international relations as Associate Vice-President International. He has 16-year track record in pioneering successful international

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