UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

A world-class university committed to scholarly excellence

University Administration

The Chancellor

The Chancellor for the University of Nairobi is Dr. Vijoo Rattansi (Mrs).

Dr. Rattansi is the Chairperson of Rattansi Educational Trust, Daisy Eye Cancer Fund, Trustee to Michael Blundell Trust among other organizations. Dr. Vijoo has wide experience in institutional development and conflict mediation in institutions; and experience in fundraising and networking.  She also has skills and competencies in corporate governance, strategic planning, gender and development. She is fluent in English, Kiswahili and Italian languages.

She was awarded a honorary doctorate (D.Litt.) by Moi University in recognition of her efforts in promoting higher education in the country.

The Rattansi family has been involved in supporting education in the country since 1956.  Over the last 10 years it has supported higher education to the tune of KES 120 million.  The state recognized her efforts in supporting higher education in the country by awarding her the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) in 2006.

According to The Universities Act 2012, The Chancellor-

shall be the titular head of the University and shall, in the name of the University, confer degrees and grant diplomas, certificates and other awards of the University;

may from time to time, recommend to the Cabinet Secretary in the case of a public university and the Board of Trustees in the case of a private university, a visitation of the University;

may from time to time give advice to the Council which then Chancellor considers necessary for the betterment of the University;

shall enjoy powers and privileges and perform such other functions as may be provided in the Charter.

 

The Chancellor's Contacts

Contacts Person: Mr. Simeon Odera

Physical Address: Main Campus

Postal Address: P.O Box P.O BOX 30197, 00100, G.P.O

Telephone Number: +254 02 318262

Fax Number: +254 02 318262

Email: vc@uonbi.ac.ke

The University Council

The University Council:
a. employs staff;
b. approves the statutes of the University and cause them to be published in the Kenya Gazette;
c. approves the policies of the University;
d. approves the budget;
e. in the case of a public University, recommends for appointment of  the Vice-Chancellors and Principals of constituent   colleges through a competitive process; and
f. undertakes other functions set out under the Universities Act 2012 and the Charter.
 
Membership of the University of Nairobi Council:
 
Chairman

 

Dr. Idle Omar Farah, BVM, (Nairobi), PhD, (Uppsala)

 

 

 

 

Ex-officio Members

 

Prof. G.A.O. Magoha, Vice-Chancellor

 

 

 

 

Members

 

Dr. Betty Gikonyo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Manu Chandaria

 

 

 

Mr. Joseph Tui Hamisi

Dr. Lucy I. Celina Kiyiapi

Dr. Sanjay Advani

Ms. Pascalia Koskey

Dr. Salome Gichura, Rep. PS., Ministry of Higher Education, Science & Technology (MOHEST)
 
Mr. Samuel Kiiru, Rep. PS., Ministry of Finance

The University Council's Contacts:
Contacts Person: Mr. Simeon Odera, Personal Assistant to the VC
Physical Address: Main Campus, Administration Block
Postal Address: P.O Box 30197 NAIROBI, 00100, G.P.O
Telephone Number: +254 02 318262
Fax Number: + 254 02 318262

 

 

Chairman of Council

The current Chairman of Council for University of Nairobi is Dr. Idle Omar Farah, BVM, (Nairobi), PhD, (Uppsala).

The Chairman presides over all the meetings of the Council. He is an ex-officio member of every committe of Council.

 

 

 

The Senate

Senate, under the Chairmanship of the Vice-Chancellor, is the supreme academic body of the University responsible for considering and recommending regulations regarding admissions, curriculum, examinations, discipline and welfare of students.

The Senate is a forum for managers of Faculties, Institutes, Schools and Centres of the University to exchange ideas and views on matters of concern to the University in general and to their units in particular.  In addition it also offers a platform for the students through their representatives to give their views and suggestions, to participate in deliberations on issues touching on their welfare especially in the realm of academics.

Functions of Senate

  • To satisfy itself regarding the content and academic standard of any course of study in respect of any degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University and to report its findings thereon to the Council
  • To propose regulations to be made by the Council regarding eligibility of persons for admission to a course of study
  • To propose regulations to be made by the Council regarding the standard of proficiency to be gained in each examination for a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University 
  • To decide which persons have attained such standard of proficiency and are otherwise fit to be granted a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University
  • To make regulations governing such other matters as are within its powers in accordance with this Act or the statutes

Members of the Senate

Top Management

 

Prof. G.A.O. Magoha,  Vice-Chancellor -  Chairman

 

 

 

 

Prof. P.M.F Mbithi,Vice-Chancellor- Designate and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance)

 

 

 

 

Prof. H. W. Mutoro, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs)

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. I.M.Mbeche, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs)

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. L.W.Irungu, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research Production and Extension)

 

 

 

 

Principals

 

 

Prof. B.N.K.Njoroge, Principal, College of Architecture and Engineering

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. A. W. Mwang’ombe, Principal, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. B. O. Aduda, Principal, College of Biological and Physical Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. I. Jumba, Principal, College of Education and External Studies

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. I. O. Kibwage, Principal, College of Health Sciences

 

 

 

 

Prof. E. H. N. Njeru, Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Deputy Principals

Prof. P. O. K’Obonyo, Deputy Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. H. Ochanda, Ag. Deputy Principal, Kenya Science Campus

 

 

 

 

Deans/Directors

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

 

Faculty of Agriculture, Prof. John W. Kimenju

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Prof. C.M.Mulei

 

 

 

 

College of Architecture and Engineering

 

 

 

School of the Built Environment, Prof. T.J.C.Anyamba

 

 

 

 

 

School of Engineering, Prof. P.Odira

 

 

 

 

Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology, Mr. D.M Maina

 

 

 

 

 

College of Biological and Physical Sciences

 

School of Physical Sciences, Prof. L.W.Njenga

 

 

 

 

 

Information & Communication and Technology Center,  Mr. I.Otieno

 

 

 

 

 

School of Mathematics, Prof. Patrick G.O. Weke

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center for Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Dr. GeorgeO. Obiero

 

 

 

 

 

 

School of Biological Sciences, Prof. Paul N. Ndegwa

 

 

 

 

 

School of Computing and Informatics, Prof. W. Okello-Odongo

 

 

 

 

College of Education and External Studies

 

 

School of Education, Prof.S.O.Gunga

 

 

 

 

 

 

School of Cont. and Distance Education, Dr. H.Kidombo (Ag.)

 

 

 

 

College of Health Sciences

 

 

School of Medicine, Prof. C.O.A.Omwandho

 

 

 

 

 

School of Dental Sciences, Prof. L.W.Gathece

 

 

 

 

School of Pharmacy, Prof. A.Guantai (Ag.)

 

 

 

 

School of Nursing Sciences, Dr. G.M.Omoni

 

 

 

 

 

UNITID, Prof. W.O.Mwanda

 

 

 

 

 

School of Public Health, Dr. D.Ongore

 

 

 

 

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

Faculty of Arts, Prof. P.O.Chitere

 

 

 

 

 

 

School of Business, Dr. J. O. Aduda

 

 

 

 

 

School of Law, Prof. P. Kameri-Mbote

 

 

 

 

 

 

Institute for Development Studies, Prof. W, Mitullah

 

 

 

 

 

Institute of Anthropology, Gender & African Studies, Dr. C.O. Olungah

 

 

 

 

 

Institute for Diplomacy and International Studies, Prof. M. W.Nzomo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Population Studies and Research Institute, Mr. Murungaru Kimani

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Dr. W. Kiai

 

 

 

 

 

School of Economics, Prof. J.W.K.Mariara

 

 

 

 

 

Associate Deans/Deputy Directors

 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

School of Computing & Informatics, Mr.C.A.Moturi

 

 

 

 

Kenya Science Campus- CEES, Prof P.O.O.Digolo

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        

 

UNITID, Prof. J.M.M’Imunya

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
School of Business (Postgraduate Studies), Prof. E. Aosa
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

School of Law, Mombasa, Dr. P.M.Wambua

 

 

 

 

 

School of Journalism, Dr. C. M. Ngugi

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Postgraduate Studies, Prof. S. McLiygeyo

 

 

 

 

 

Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies,  Mr. G. K. Ikiara

 

 

 

 

 

Institute for Development Studies (IDS), Prof. K. Kanyinga

 

 

 

Thematic Heads and Chairmen of Departments:

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

 

Veterinary Pathology & Microbiology, Prof. P.K.Gathumbi

 

 

 

 

 

Public Health Pharm. & Toxicology, Prof. J.N.Ombui

 

 

 

 

 

Clinical Studies, Dr. J.D.Mande

 

 

 

 

 

Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology, Prof. C.N.Kimwele

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agricultural Economics, Dr.F.I.Mugivane

 

 

 

 

Land Resource Management & Tech., Prof. G. Kironchi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Animal Production, Dr. J.O. Jung'a

 

 

 

 

 

Plant Science and Crop Protection, Dr. G.N.Cheminig’wa

 

 

 

 

 

Food Technology & Nutrition, Prof.W.K.Makau

 

 

 

 

College of Architecture and Engineering

 

Architecture & Building Science, Mr. E.O.Abonyo

 

 

 

 

Electrical & Information Engineering, Dr. H.A.Ouma

 

 

 

 

 

Urban and Regional Planning, Dr. S.V.Obiero

 

 

 

 

 

Real Estate and Construction Management, Dr. M.W.Kimani

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mechanical  & Manufacturing Engineering, Dr. J. M. Ogola

 

 

 

 

Civil & Construction Engineering, Dr. S.K.Mwea

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental and Biosystems Engineering, Dr. A.N.Gitau

 

 

 

 

 

Geospatial and Space Technology, Dr. S.M.Musyoka

 

 

 

 

College of Biological and Physical Science

 

Chemistry, Dr. A. O. Yusuf

 

 

 

 

 

Physics, Prof. J. M. Mwabora

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meteorology, Dr. A. O. Opere

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geology, Dr. C. M. Nyamai

 

 

 

 

 

College of Education & External Studies

 

Education Studies, Dr. O. Bowa

 

 

 

 

 

Extra-Mural Studies, Dr.C.M.Rambo

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Communication & Technology, Dr.P.A.Odundo

 

 

 

 

 

Distance Studies, Dr. A. W. Ndiritu

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Foundations, Dr. L.M.Ngesu

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Education, Prof J.S.Nteere

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Administration & Planning, Dr. G. Nyaga

 

 

 

 

College of Health Sciences

Thematic Unit Heads

 

Clinical Pharmacology, Dr. E.O. Omonge

 

 

 

 

 

Haematology & Blood Transfusion, Dr. F.K.Abdallah

 

 

 

 

 

ENT Surgery, Dr. P.Mugwe

 

 

 

 

 

General Surgery, Dr. Joseph W. Githaiga

 

 

 

 

 

Immunology, Dr. C.S.Gontier

 

 

 

 

 

Administration/Education Nursing, Prof. A.K.Karani

 

 

 

 

Anesthesiology and Critical patience Care, Dr. T.Chokwe

 

 

 

 

Midwifery/Obstetric Nursing, Mrs. J.R.Oyieke

 

 

 

 

Community Health Nursing, Dr. Waithira Mirie

 

 

 

 

Clinical Chemistry, Dr. F.W.Maina

 

 

 

 

Human Pathology, Dr. E.A.Rogena

 

 

 

 

Health Care Systems & Policy Development, Prof. J.K.Wang’ombe

 

 

 

 

Disease Prevention Control & Health Promotion, Prof M.A.Mwanthi

 

 

 

 

Community Health Sciences, Prof. J.M.Olenja

 

 

 

 

Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Mr. L.O.Nyabola

 

 

 

 

 

Medical/Surgical Nursing, Dr. J. Mwaura

 

 

 

 

Clinical Medicine, Dr. T. M. Munyao

 

 

 

Chairmen

 

Orthopaedic Surgery, Prof. J.E.O. Ating'a

 

 

 

 

Surgery, Prof.S.O.Ogendo

 

 

 

Human Anatomy, Prof.S.Hassan

 

 

 

Diagnostic Imaging & Radiation Medicine, Dr. A.A.Aywak

 

 

 

 

Paediatrics and Child Health, Prof. E.A.Obimbo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Dr. (Miss) Z.P. Qureshi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Human Pathology, Dr.G.W.Kitonyi

 

 

 

 

Medical Microbiology, Prof. W.G. Jaoko

 

 

 

 

Medical Physiology, Prof. N.B.Patel

 

 

 

 

Biochemistry, Dr. P.W.Kinyanjui

 

 

 

 

 

Ophthalmology, Dr. D.R.Ilako

 

 

 

 

 

Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. A. M. Kemoli

 

 

 

 

Periodontology/Community and Preventive Dentistry, Dr.J.R.Mutave

 

 

 

Oral & Maxillofacial Surg /Med./Path., Dr. J.F.Onyango

 

 

 

Conservative & Prosthetic Dentistry, Dr. Tom J, M. Dienya

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Dr.K.O.Abuga

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical & Pharm. Practice, Dr. S.M.Maru

 

 

 

 

Pharmacology & Pharmacognosy, Dr K.A.Sinei

 

 

 

 

Clinical Medicine & Therapeutics, Prof. E.Amayo

 

 

 

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

Commercial Law, Prof. A.O.Mumma

 

 

 

Private Law, Dr. Winifred W. Kamau

 

 

 

 

 

Public Law, Mrs. J.K.Asiema (Ag.)

 

 

 

 

Linguistics & Languages, Prof. Kithaka Wa Mberia

 

 

 

 

 

Literature, Dr. Masumi H. Odari

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philosophy & Religious Studies, Dr. S.I.Akaranga

 

 

 

 

Sociology, Dr. R.M.Ocharo

 

 

 

 

History & Archeology, Dr. E.W.Wahome

 

 

 

 

 

Geography & Environmental Studies, Dr. S.O.Owuor

 

 

 

 

 

 

Political Science and Public Adm., Dr. A.G.R.Oloo

 

 

 

 

 

Sub-Department of French, Dr. B.M.Mwenesi

 

 

 

 

Business Administration, Dr.J.M.Munyoki

 

 

 

 

 

Finance and Accounting, Mr. H. O. Odingo

 

 

 

 

Management Science, Dr.J.M.Njihia

 

 

 

 

Language and Study Skills, Mrs. M.A.Okebe

 

 

 

 

Psychology, Dr. Luke O. Odiemo

 

 

 

College Representatives

 

Prof. K.M.Bhatt, College of Health Sciences

 

 

 

 

Prof. N.Opiyo-Akech, College of Biological and Physical Sciences

 

 

 

 

Prof. B.W.Ogana, College of Biological and Physical Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Prof.P.N.Mbatia, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

Prof. R.A.Obudho, College of Architecture and Engineering

 

 

 

 

Prof. J.B.K.Kiema, College of Architecture and Engineering

 

 

 

 

Prof. P.O.O.Digolo, College of Education & External Studies

 

 

 

 

Prof. C.L.Wanjala, College of Education & External Studies

 

 

 

 

Prof. L.Omondi, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

Prof. L.Bebora, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

 

 

 

Prof. S.K. Mbugua, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

 

 

 

 

Prof. J.Ombega, College of Health Sciences

 

Faculty /Institute/ School Representatives

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

 

Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. Alice M.Mwangi

 

 

 

 

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Dr.R.G.Wahome

 

 

 

College of Architecture and Engineering

 

 

School of the Built Environment, Dr. R.W.Rukwaro

 

 

 

 

School of Engineering, Eng. Dr. Siphila Mumenya

 

 

 

 

Institute of Nuclear Science, Dr. M.Gatari

 

 

 

 

School of the Arts & Design, Mr. M.Kinyua

 

 

 

College of Biological and Physical Sciences

 

School of Physical Sciences, Dr. G.Ouma

 

 

 

 

Information & Communication TechnologyMr.E.Tenai

 

 

 

 

School of Computing & Informatics, Mr. S.N.Ruhiu

 

 

 

 

School of Biological Sciences, Dr. G.H.N.Nyamasyo

 

 

 

 

School of Mathematics, Dr. F.Njui

 

 

 

 

College of Education & External Studies

 

School of Education, Prof. L.Kibera

 

 

 

 

School of Distance and Continuing Education, Ms. A.Nderitu

 

 

 

College of Health Sciences

 

School of Medicine, Dr. W. O.Mwanda

 

 

 

 

School of Pharmacy, Dr. J.O.Ogeto

 

 

 

 

School of Nursing Sciences, Mrs. M.N.Muiva

 

 

 

 

Institute for Tropical & Infectious Diseases, Dr. J.M. M’Imunya

 

 

 

School of Dental Sciences, Dr. F. Onyango

 

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

School of Law, Dr. J.K.Mwaura

 

 

 

 

 

School of Business, Dr. W.Iraki

 

 

 

 

Institute for Development Studies, Dr. Rosemary Atieno

 

 

 

 

Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies, Dr. Onyango-Ouma

 

 

 

 

Population Studies and Research Institute, Dr. Alfred Otieno

 

 

 

 

School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Dr. C. M. Ngugi

 

 

 

 

 

School of Economics, Mr. J. Okelo

 

 

 

 

Faculty of Arts, Dr. R.M.Bosire

 

 

 

 

Institute for Diplomacy and International Studies, Mr. G.K.Ikiara

 

 

 

Student Representatives (SONU)

Vice Chairman (Academic)          

Upper Kabete            

Medical School           

Lower Kabete

Main Campus- CAE

Main Campus- CHSS

Parkands

Chiromo

Kikuyu                           

Kenya Science Campus

 

Other Senior Members
 

 

 

Chairman, Timetabling Committee, Mr. D. Macoco
 
 
 
 

 

 

Director, IDS, Prof. W.Mitullah

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Special Student Advisor, Prof. G.Muriuki

 

 

 

 

 

Director, Center for Open and Distance Learning, Mr. J Odumbe

 

 

 

 

Director, Board of Postgraduate Studies, Prof. E.W.Mutitu

 

 

 

 

 

Director, Board of Common Undergradute Courses, Prof. J.O.  Midiwo

 

 

 

 

Director, Library and Information Services, Dr. Sophia Kaane

 
 

 

 

 

Director, Center for International Programme and Links, Prof. Ogara Willliam O

 

 

 

 

Director, CASELAP, Prof. Nicholas Oguge

 

 

 

 

 

UoN Science and Technology Pack, Dr. K.Gachigi

 

 

 

 

Director, Sports and Games, Mr. M.Muriithi

 

 

 

 

Director, Intellectual Property, Prof. J.W.Mwangi

 

 

 

 

Director, Quality Assurance, Dr. O. Okwiri

 

 

 

 

 

Dean of Students, Dr. Fr. D.W.Wamugunda

 

 

 

 

 

Director, CHIV/AIDS Prev. & Research, Dr. E.N.Ngugi

 

 

 

 

Administration Registrar, Dr. D.M. Bulinda,

 

 

 

 

Planning Registrar, Mr. W. J. Asilla

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finance Officer, Mr. M.Karue

 

 

 

 

 

Chief Legal Officer, Ms.R.Ngondo

 

 

 

 

 

Director, Students Welfare Authority, Mr. R.Lugwe

 

 

 

 

 

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. S. O.Ochiel

 

 

 

 

Estates Manager, Mr. T.M. Thauita

 

 

 

 

Director, Wangari Mathai Institute, Dr. S.G.Kiama

 

 

 

 

 

Institute for Climate Change, Prof. S.Wandiga

 

 

 

 

Ag.Campus Coordinator, SoB Mombasa , Mr. C.I. Mwangi

 

 

 

Ag. Registrar Students Affairs, Mrs. Phaustine W.  Khaoya

 

 

 

 

 

Ag. Registrar Research, Production and Extension, Mrs. B. Wanjala

 

 

 

 

Teaching Practice Coordinator, Mr. T.W.Maonga

 

 

 

 

African Women Studies Centre, Prof. M.A.Achola

 

 

 

Director, International Learning Center,  Prof. P.Kariuki

Bookshop Manager, Mr. Mbukira

 

Law Coordinator Kisumu, Dr. P.O.Pete

 

 

 

Secretariat

 

Academic Registrar, Mr. B.M.Waweru - Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

Deputy Registrar (Exams), Mrs. L.Akaranga

 

 

 

Deputy Registrar (Exams), Mrs. A. Mbithi

 

 

 

Deputy Registrar (Deans/Senate), Mr.H.O.D.Webuye

 

 

 

 

Deputy Registrar (Admissions), Ms J.Horo

 

 

 

Snr. Asst. Registrar (Exams), Mr. F.Araigua

 

 

 

 

Snr. Asst. Registrar (Exams), Mr. O.Kut

 

 

 

 

Snr. Asst. Registrar (Admissions), Mr.J.Muraguri

 

 

 

 

Asst. Registrar (Admissions), Mr.M.Mativo

 

 

 

 

Senior Admin Asst. (Deans/ Senate), Mrs. L.Odera

 

 

Summary

Vice-Chancellor                       1

Deputy Vice-Chancellors          4

Principals                               7

Deputy Principals                    2

Deans                                   13

Associate Deans                    13

Directors                                14

Deputy Directors                       3

College Reps.                          12

Faculty/School/Institute Reps.   27

Chairmen of Departments          65

Thematic Heads                        12

Other Senior Members               33

Student Reps                             9

Secretariat                                11

               Total                          240

     

The Vice-Chancellor

The Vice Chancellor for the University of Nairobi is Prof. G.A.O. Magoha, MBS., IOM., M.B.B.S., ( Lagos ), F.R.C.S., F.W.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.,  F.A.B.I., F.I.B.A., F.C.S., (E.C.S.A.), M.S.I.C., F.M.S.C., (Urol) M.K.N.A.S.

The Vice-Chancellor is the academic and administrative head of the University and is responsible to the Council for maintaining and promoting the academic image and maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the University.

The Vice-Chancellor is by virtue of his office a member of every committee appointed by the Council or Senate, unless otherwise expressly provided.

The Vice-Chancellor is also by virtue of being the overall administrative head of the University, the accounting officer of the University.

The Vice-Chancellor is responsible for policy matters, planning, coordination, public relations, fund-raising and general development of the University.

The Vice-Chancellor is also the:-

  • Chairman of Senate
     
  • Chairman of Associate Professorial Appointments Committee
     
  • Chairman of the University Management Board
     
  • Chairman of the Students Welfare Authority
  •  

Other Key Officers:

 

Charles E. Sikulu, B.A., PGDMC, M.A (Nairobi)

Public Relations Manager

 

 

 

 

Simeon Odera, B.A. (Shivaji), M.A. (Nairobi)

Senior Assistant Registrar, P.A. to the VC

 

 

Josephine Misaro, B.A, M.A. (Nairobi), Dip. (Business Administration),Dip. (Secretarial Studies)

Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor

 

 

 

Obwanda Grace O., Cert. PR, Dip.Secretarial, Dip. HRM,  B. Psych.Counseling, M.A (Ongoing)

Senior  Assistant Executive Secretary

 

 

 

 

Karicho, C.N., Dip (Secretarial), Strathmore; DBM (Nairobi), B.A. (Sociology & Communication), M.A. (Ongoing)

Senior Secretary

 

 

 

 

Isabella T. Kariungi, Dip (Guidance and Counseling) Dip. (Secretarial)

Secretary

 

 

 

Mariam  Maina, B.A  (Moi), M.A (Nairobi)

Web Communications Officer

 

 

 

 

Eunice M. Kamau, Cert. (Secretarial)

Secretary

 

 

 

Victoria Mbui, Dip (Secretarial), Dip (Management, Strathmore), B.A (Nairobi)

Secretary

 

 

 

Moses Naibei

Senior Office Assistant

 

 

 

Johnson Osumba Okoko

Office Assistant

 

 

 

Naftali Mwangi

Office Assistant

 

 

 

John Mogusu Nyangechi

Driver

 

 

 

Julius O. Okoth

Driver

 

 

 

Hillary Wahogo Ngari

Driver

 

 

Vice Chancellor's Contacts

Contacts Person: Mr. Simeon Odera
Physical Address: Main Campus
Postal Address: P.O Box P.O BOX 30197, 00100, G.P.O
Telephone Number: +254 02 318262
Fax Number: +254 02 318262
Email: vc@uonbi.ac.ke

The University Management Board

The University Management Board is responsible for:-

  • The co-ordination of University and College development plans
     
  • The efficient management of University resources, both human and material
     
  • Making proposals to the Council and the Senate on policies that have a University-wide application
     

Membership of University of Nairobi Management Board (UMB):-

 

 

Prof. G. A. O. Magoha, Vice-Chancellor- Chairman

 

 

 

 

Prof. P.M. F. Mbithi, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance)

 

 

 

 

Prof. H. W. Mutoro, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. I. M. Mbeche, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. L. W. Irungu, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research Production and Extension)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. A.W. Mwang’ombe, Principal, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. B. N. K. Njoroge, Principal, College of Architecture and Engineering

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. B. O. Aduda, Principal, College of Biological and Physical Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. I. Jumba, Ag. Principal, College of Education and External Studies

 

 

 

 

Prof. I. O. Kibwage, Principal, College of Health Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. E. H. N. Njeru, Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. P. O. K’Obonyo, Deputy Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

Prof. H. Ochanda, Deputy Principal, Kenya Science Campus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. J. Ogengo, Managing Director, UNES

 

 

 

 

Dr. D.M. Bulinda, Registrar, Administration

 

 

 

 

 

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance)

The current office holder for The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance) is

Prof. Mbithi, BVM, ( Nairobi ) M.Sc.( Nairobi ), (M.Vsc. ( Saskatchewan ), P.h.D., ( Nairobi )

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance) is  the head of the Administration and Finance Divisions of the University. The function of this office include:

  • Management of Personnel Matters, Finance and Assets.
     

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance) is also the chairman of:

  • Appointments Committee for non-academic staff within the central administration of the University up to the level of Senior Assistant Registrar and other equivalent non-teaching staff grades
     
  • Appointments committee of non-teaching staff in the rest of the University of the level of Assistant Registrar and Senior Assistant Registrar and other equivalent non-teaching staff grades
     

Click here to view the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance) website

 

The DVC (A&F) Contacts:

Contacts Person: P.M. Muturi
Physical Address: Main Campus
Postal Address: P.O Box P.O. BOX 30197 NAIROBI, 00100, GPO
Telephone Number: +254 020 318262
Fax Number: +254 020 318262
Email: dvcaf@uonbi.ac.ke

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs)

The current office holder  is Prof. H. W. Mutoro, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs, B.Ed (Hons) in Geography, History and Education (UoN), M.A in Archaeology (UoN), C.Phil in Archaeology (UCLA), Ph.D in Archaeology (UCLA).

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)  is the head of the Academic Division.

The functions of this office include:

  • Preparation of Syllabus and Regulations, Admissions, Co-ordination of examinations, and Academic Staff training.
     

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) is also the:

  • Chairmanship of Committee - Deans Committee
  • Chairman of Lectureship Appointments Committee
  • Chairman of Senior Lectureship Appointments Committee

 

Click here to view the Academic Division website

 

The DVC (Academics) Contacts:

Contact Person: Joyce Daniel
Physical Address: Main Campus
Postal Address: P.O Box P.O. BOX 30197 NAIROBI, 00100, GPO
Telephone Number: +254 (020) 318262 Ext 28296
Fax Number:+254-020-2214325
Email: dvca@uonbi.ac.ke

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs)

The current office holder forThe Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs) is Prof. Isaac Mbeche.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs) is appointed by the Council in consultation with the Chancellor from among professors of the University.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs) is the Head of the Student Affairs of the University

The function of DVC( SA) are:   

  • Planning, organising and managing the provision of academic and social counselling, career, work study programmes and sports, (both within and outside the University), accommodation, catering, community service, recreation, health, security and other student affairs.
     
  • Developing and implementing programmes (such as leadership training) that support students educational experience and wholesome life.
     
  • Advising and guiding student organisations and mentoring students in their development of leadership, moral reasoning, social intelligence and other skills required in their lives.
     
  • Developing mechanisms to anticipate and promptly, efficiently and effectively respond to student needs.

 

Click here to view the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs) website

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension)

The current office holder for The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension) is Prof. Lucy W. Irungu.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension) is appointed by the Council in consultation with the Chancellor from among professors of the University.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension) is the head of Research, Production and Extension Division. The function of this office includes:-
 

  • Research infrastructure, development and formulation of appropriate policies
     
  • Research Planning, coordination, administration, logistical support for research at all levels
     
  • Coordinating the sourcing of research funds
     
  • Protection of Intellectual Assets, commercialization, dissemination and publication
     
  • Strategic alliances with Government, industry, local and international research institutes
     
  • Management of Research Libraries and Archives
     
  • Research branding, setting standards, quality assurance/control and capacity building
     
  • Coordination of relevant seminars, consultancies, workshops, conferences and symposia
     
  • Research benchmarking exchange of scholars
     
  • Negotiation and management of Research contracts and consultancies
     
  • Internationalization of the University
     
  • Perform functions pertaining to Research, Production and Extensions

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension) is also the chairman of the Research and Development Advisory Board which constitutes of the following committees:-

  • Intellectual Property Committee
     
  • Research Grants Committee
     
  • Research Publications Committee
     
  • Science Technology and Innovation Committee
     
  • Research-based Income Generating Committee
     
  • Research Quality Assurance Committee
     
  • CIPL Board

 

Click here to view the Research, Production and Extension

 

Our Contacts

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor ((Research, Production and Extension)

P.O. Box 30197 - 00100, Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: +254 -20- 318262

Fax: +254 -20- 245566

Email: dvcrpe@uonbi.ac.ke

University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES)

University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Limited was established in 1996 as the commercial arm of the University of Nairobi.  It is charged with the responsibility of promoting and coordinating income-generating activities in the University.

The Mandate of UNES, is to, among other things:

  • Harness the resources of the university with a view to enhancing the university’s teaching and research capabilities.
  • Promote, co-ordinate, and provide managerial services for income-generating activities within the university.
  • Undertake consultancy, research, production and other income-generating activities and promote and facilitate such activities undertaken by departments and other units of the university.
  • Provide managerial services for consultancy, research, production and other income-generating activities to the departments, faculties and other units of the university.
  • Register patents of any inventions and innovations in which the company will have made a contribution.

 

Flagship Products and Services

  • Consulting & Short Courses
  • Bookstores
  • Arziki Restaurants and Conference Center
  • Financial Management

 

Contacts

The Managing Director

University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Ltd

Kolobot Drive, off Arboretum Drive, off statehouse Road

P. O. Box 68241-00200, Nairobi, Kenya

Telephone:          +254-020-2726687/2714240/2731861/2731862

+254-722-205498/733-333549

Fax:                   +254-020-2714048

Email:                  unes@uonbi.ac.ke

 

Link: http://www.uneskenya.com/

Legal Office

The University of Nairobi Legal Office, being an integral unit in the day to day running of issues touching and or requiring legal input, has grown in stature in the delivery of timely and competent services to the University Management, Students, Staff, University community and the General Public at large. This has impacted positively in tandem with stipulations recommended by the ISO 9001:2008.

Click here to view the Legal Office website

University of Nairobi Colleges

As a result of rapid expansion and complexities in administration, the university has a decentralized administration composed of six campus colleges headed by principals.

 

College of Architecture and Engineering

College of Architecture and Engineering provides education in disciplines of engineering, art and those concerned with the built environment. Some of the disciplines offered in this college under its various schools and faculties include Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Geospatial Engineering, Environmental & Biosystems, Art & Design, Architecture, Real Estate, Planning, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Estate Agency and Property Management.

Click here for more information on the College

 

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences is the centre of the University of Nairobi that teaches veterinary medicine and various disciples in agriculture. The undergraduate courses taught in its faculties include Agriculture, Management of Agroecosystems and Environment, Food Science and Technology, Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Range Management, Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Education and Extension, Crop Protection, Biomedical Technology, Veterinary Medicine, Wildlife Management and Animal Health and Production.

Click here for more information on the College

 

College of Biological and Physical Sciences

The College of Biological and Physical Sciences provides education in the discipline of Science and Technology. Undegraduate courses taught at its various schools and faculties include Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics Science, Computer Science, Biology, Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management, Microbiology and Biotechnology, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Meteorology, Microprocessor Technology and Instrumentation, Geology, Environmental Geoscience, Mathematics and Statistics, Astronomy/Astrophysics.

Click here for more information on the College

 

College of Education and External Studies

The College of Education and External Studies is Nairobi's centre for Teacher Education, Open Learning, Research and Community Service. Undergraduate courses taught at this college include Arts (B.ed), Early Childhood Education, Science (B.ed), ICT (B.ed) among others.

Click here to view more information on the College

 

 

College of Health Sciences

The undergraduate programmes offered at the College of Health Sciences include MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) for aspiring Doctors, BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) for aspiring Dental Surgeons, BPharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy) for aspiring Pharmacists, BSc. (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) for aspiring Graduate Nurses and BSc. (Biochemistry) for aspiring Biochemists. A BSc. degree in Human Anatomy is also offered but no students are admitted directly into this programme. The group admitted to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is the catchment for this programme.

Click here for more information on the College

 

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the University of Nairobi's learning centre that teaches disciplines in humanities and social sciences. Some of the major undergraduate disciplines taught at this college include Law, Journalism and Media Studies, Broadcast Production (Radio, TV and Film), Travel and Tourism, Hospitality Management, Commerce (Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Insurance, Human Resource Management, Procurement and Supplies Chain Management, Business Information Systems, Operations Management), Gender and Development Studies, Anthropology, International and Strategic Studies, Economics and Statistics.

Click here for more information on the College

 

 

University of Nairobi Campuses

The University of Nairobi has various Campuses located in different parts of the city and the country. The following are the names of the Campuses:

 

Main Campus

 

The Main Campus which is at the heart of Nairobi City hosts the Colleges of Architecture and Engineering and that of Humanities and Social Sciences.

 

 

 

Chiromo Campus

 

 

The College of Biological and Physical Sciences is located in the serene Chiromo Campus.

 

 

 

Upper Kabete Campus

 

The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences is situated at the Upper Kabete Campus.

 

 

 

Lower Kabete Campus

 

This Campus hosts the University of Nairobi’s School of Business.

 

 

 

Kenyatta National Hospital Campus

 

The Kenyatta National Hospital hosts College of Health Sciences. This is a strategic and well-serviced location within the city of Nairobi as the clinical departments are located at the Kenyatta National Hospital, the teaching hospital of the University.

 

 

 

Parklands Campus

 

The School of Law is at the Parklands Campus. The location is ideal for learning as it is quiet and spacious.

 

 

 

 

Kikuyu Campus

 

The College of Education and External Studies is situated in the serene environment of Kikuyu.

In addition, the Department of Extra-Mural Studies has six regional centers with full-time staff, in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Kakamega, Nakuru and Nyeri. Other regional centers as well as sub-centers are being created and developed throughout the country.

 

 

Kenya Science Campus

 

Situated on Ngong Road in Nairobi, the Kenya Science Campus caters for students pursuing B.Ed Science. It is the leading centre of excellence in teacher education in science and technology, open learning, research and community service for sustainable development.

 

 

 

 

Kisumu Campus

The Kisumu Campus houses part of the School of Law, School of Business and the College of Education and External Studies.

 

 

 

 

Mombasa Campus

 

The Mombasa Campus houses part of the School of Law, School of Business and the College of Education and External Studies.

 

 

 

Embu University College Campus

This Campus is located in Embu County. It is the University’s newest addition.

 

 

 

Board of Postgraduate Studies (BPS)

The BPS Service Charter sets the scope and the standards of service rendered to our postgraduate students, staff and stakeholders. We are committed to the provision of quality service to our clients and stakeholders. We have set our commitments to you and welcome feedback on how to improve our services.

http://bps.uonbi.ac.ke/