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Dr Vijoo Rattansi appointed Chancellor, University of Nairobi

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Dr Vijoo Rattansi (D.Litt.) has been appointed Chancellor, University of Nairobi.

The government has appointed Dr. Vijoo Rattansi (Mrs) as the new Chancellor, University of Nairobi.

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.

nashon kaloki (not verified) wrote:

Fri, 2013-12-20 16:06

Congratulations Dr.Rattansi for the top appointment. I trust you will continue making the university the best. Congrats once again.

brenda lugonzo (not verified) wrote:

Wed, 2013-12-18 19:09

It is a great honour to have such a person heading our university. I really hope that you will transform this university to a world class university as is the motto.

Anonymous (not verified) wrote:

Mon, 2013-12-16 18:45

Congratulations Dr.Rattansi not only for being appointed the chancellor but all your other achievements too.

Rose (not verified) wrote:

Sun, 2013-12-15 22:08

Congratulations! I am so pleased to hear of your appointment to the position of Cancellor,UON.We trust that you will continue to spearhead the university into a world class competitive position.Thank you.

joseph muthike mugo (not verified) wrote:

Sat, 2013-12-14 18:24

congratulations. I wish you all the best. take the University to greater heights. Let the University take its right position

dennis (not verified) wrote:

Tue, 2013-12-10 07:27

congratulations to her, take my university to higher levels of excellence and competence.

MUTHOMI BETHUEL (not verified) wrote:

Mon, 2013-12-09 19:07


Faith Kogo (not verified) wrote:

Sat, 2013-12-07 12:39

That's great, i have been longing for the leadership of a woman in this great institution, i hope for great changes....welcome Mrs Rattansi

Kunali (not verified) wrote:

Fri, 2013-12-06 23:44

Congrats Aunty. :)

Charles Maloba (not verified) wrote:

Thu, 2013-12-05 22:34

Well deserveved honour. Congratulations Dr. Rattansi.

Anonymous (not verified) wrote:

Sat, 2013-12-14 22:06