About Us

The University of the Witwatersrand Fund, Inc. (Wits Fund) is dedicated to maintaining Wits as a great university by sustaining globally competitive standards of excellence in learning, teaching, and research. Wits Fund identifies and selects causes and purposes at Wits that Wits Fund will support, and seeks supporters and donors, in the USA. Wits Fund supports, among others, School of Public Health, The Mandela Institute, scholarships, the Wits Art Museum and the Wits Library.

“The Wits Vision 2022 speaks to becoming more of a postgraduate, research-driven institution. This means that we will require the best talent – academic and support staff and quality students to make this happen. It also means that we have to balance access with success, without becoming elitist.”

– Prof. Adam Habib, Vice-Chancellor and Principal

Letter to Alumni

US Representative

University of the Witwatersrand Fund, Inc. is a corporation under the Internal Revenue Code, section 501 (c) (3). Donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.