Helderberg College

Claremont Union College, 1893-1917

Name 

Tenure 

E. B. Miller  1893-1894 
Mrs. A. Druillard  1895 
Miss E. Peck  1896 
J. L. Shaw  1897-1900 
W. A. Ruble  1901-1902 
C. H. Hayton  1902-1907 
W. S. Hyatt  1907 
J. F. Olmstead  1908 
C. P. Crager  1909-1915 
W. E. Straw  1916-1917 

South African Training School, 1919-1922

Spion Kop College, 1922-1927

Name 

Tenure 

J. I Robinson        1919 
U. Bender  1920-1921 
J. D. Stickle  1922 
Ernest D. Dick  1923-1927 

Helderberg College, 1928-

Name

Tenure 

M. P. Robinson 1928-1933 
G. E. Shankel  1934-1941 
W. E. McClure  1942-1946 
M. P. Robinson       1947-1948 
W. E. McClure  1949-1954 
E. L. Tarr  1955-1961 
P. J. van Eck  1961-1964 
H. E. Marais  1965-1972 
A. O. Coetzee  1973-1978 
D. Birkenstock 1979- 1995
D. F. Allen 1996-2002
G. M. Ross 2003-2005
G. T. du Preez 2005-2010
T. Letseli 2010-2011
P. D. Shongwe 2011-

 

Notes:

As pointed out on Helderberg College's history page, "Until 1974, the chief administrator of the College was known as the 'Principal'. From 1975, this position was designated as 'Rector', and at the end of 2000 it was changed to 'President'."