Independent investigation

USP Vice Chancellor suspended pending independent investigation

In a media statement, authorised by Aloma Johansson, Deputy Pro-Chancellor of the USP Council, the Executive Committee also resolved that the VC be suspended from duties on pay, and without withdrawal of privileges.

As earlier reported, Professor Derrick Armstrong has been appointed as Acting Vice-Chancellor and President, to manage the affairs of the University.

The statement does not reveal who will undertake the investigation into allegations against Professor Pal.