CUT vice-chancellor leaves before end of contract

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CUT vice-chancellor leaves before end of contract

Henk de Jager, whose handling of sexual complaint led to disciplinary hearing, says he is ‘not running away’

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A university vice-chancellor involved in a disciplinary hearing chose to leave the institution through a “mutual separation agreement” instead.

Prof Henk de Jager, vice-chancellor of the Central University of Technology (CUT) in the Free State, officially left on Thursday – nine months before his five-year term could expire.

He was facing a charge of allegedly failing to act on a sexual complaint lodged by a staff member against another and was placed on precautionary suspension from November last year until March 11 this year...

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