DUT Appoints Professor Khehla Ndlovu as DVC: People and Operations


Meet Professor Khehla Ndlovu, the new Deputy Vice Chancellor: People and Operations at the Durban University of Technology.

The former Mangosuthu University of Technology DVC: Resources and Planning joined the DUT family on Monday, 3 April 2017. Professor Ndlovu will be responsible for strategic leadership, planning, management, operations, and people supportive of DUT’s broader academic endeavours. His current role includes the development of high-quality risk-informed planning and support systems and services.

“I ensure that the university is a reliable, efficient, competent and a productive system. I manage strategical Risk Management, Estates Management and Logistics, as well as Human Capital, Corporate Affairs and University planning of DUT,” said Professor Ndlovu.

Professor Ndlovu holds degrees in D Ed, M Ed, B Ed and B Paed. He is also an acquired specialist training as Cognisant Technical Officer and Financial Management from the USA Government funded by USAID. With over 26 years of work experience, more of those years were in the senior management of universities, governments’ higher education policy development and implementation environment as well as foreign development assistance organisations.

He has worked for Tshwane University of Technology as Strategic Advisor to the Vice Chancellor and Compliance Officer and worked in Malawi as Senior Technical Advisor/Chief of Party for the University of Massachusets (UMass) and the American institutes for Research (AIR).

He has served as Board Member of the NIHEs from 2005 to 2007 for the Northern Cape and 2005 to 2014 for Mpumalanga. He was also a member of the National Institutes for Higher Education Boards: Mpumalanga and Northern Cape. He is currently serving as a member of the Elangeni TVET College Council.
Pictured: Professor Stephen Khehla Ndlovu (Deputy Vice Chancellor: People and Operations).
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