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University of the Witwatersrand

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa

Founding Date:
1896

Motto:
Scientia et Labore

Enrollment:
24,400

Official Website:
http://www.wits.ac.za/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Stanley M. Bergman
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Henry Schein
Winfried Bischoff
Business
1941   Chairman of Citigroup
Sydney Brenner
Scientist
13-Jan-1927   Genetic regulation of organ development
Dennis Brutus
Poet
28-Nov-1924 26-Dec-2009 Sirens, Knuckles and Boots
John S. Chalsty
Business
c. 1933   CEO, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, 1986-96
Meyer Feldberg
Educator
17-Mar-1942   Dean of Columbia Business School, 1989-2004
Nadine Gordimer
Author
20-Nov-1923   South African novelist
Teresa Heinz
Relative
5-Oct-1938   Wife of John Kerry
Aaron Klug
Chemist
11-Aug-1926   Structural analysis of viruses
Robert Z. Lawrence
Economist
c. 1948   Council of Economic Advisers, 1999-2001
Margaret H. Marshall
Judge
1-Sep-1944   Massachusetts Chief Justice
Seymour Papert
Computer Programmer
1-Mar-1928   Programming language LOGO
Patrick Soon-Shiong
Business
1952   Founder, Abraxis BioScience
H. Michael Stevenson
Educator
1953   President of Simon Fraser University, 2000-10
Janet Suzman
Actor
9-Feb-1939   Nicholas and Alexandra
Markos I. Tambakeras
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Kennametal, 1999-2005

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Stanley M. Bergman
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Henry Schein


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