University Council

The University has 9-member Council appointed based on the Universities Act 2012 and Mwongozo. The Council is the governing body of the University mandated by the Government as the custodian of assets and responsible for resource allocation and development of the institution. It ensures that proper management structures are in place.  It gives the overall policy direction for the University and ensures compliance with all the relevant laws, regulations, governance practices, accounting and auditing standards amongst other functions.

Current Members

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Dr. Rachael Masake

Chairperson
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Prof. Samuel Gudu

Secretary to Council
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Mr. Shem Nyakutu

Representative of principal secretary
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Mr. Ezra Magati

Representative of the PS, Ministry of Education

Council Roles

  • The basic responsibility of the Council members is to exercise their best judgment and to act in a manner that they reasonably believe to be in the best interest of the University and its stakeholders. In discharging that obligation, the members should be entitled to rely on the honesty and integrity of the University Management, staff and its external professional advisors and auditors.

Council Committees

  • Strategy committee
  • Human Resource, Finance & Resource Mobilization Committee
  • Academic Affairs & Appeals Committee
  • Risk and Audit Committee

Council Secretariat