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Retired Justice Edwin Cameron elected Stellenbosch University chancellor

Cameron, a Maties alumnus, was elected by an overwhelming majority on Wednesday.

FILE: Justice Edwin Cameron in the Constitutional Court on 20 August 2019. Picture: Abigail Javier/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Retired Constitutional Court Judge Justice Edwin Cameron is the next chancellor of Stellenbosch University.

Cameron, a Maties alumnus, was elected by an overwhelming majority on Wednesday. He takes over from Johann Rupert as the institution’s 15th chancellor next year.

Stellenbosch University’s rector and vice-chancellor Wim de Villiers said: “I’m so pleased that Stellenbosch University has elected retired Justice Edwin Cameron. He has immense stature and it would be a privilege to work with him in the future.”

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