Makerere's Prof. Tibatemwa Retains Deputy VC Job

cheap geneva; font-size: small;”>This followed a voting exercise on Friday by members of the institution’s Senate.

order geneva;”>Makerere publicist Ritah Namisango says the University Senate on Friday recommended Tibatemwa to the University Council for endorsement.

The Chairperson of the Search Committee for this position Dr. Euzobia Mugisha Baine presented the a report recommending two candidates.

“The Committee recommends Professor Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo and Professor Lillian Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza to Senate for consideration for the position of the First Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs),” Euzobia wrote to the Senate.

Subsequently, the University Senate voted by secret ballot for the candidate to be recommended to the University Council for the job.

A total of 62 senators voted. Professor Lillian Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza scored 45 votes and Professor Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo scored 15 votes. There were two invalid votes.

The Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Venansius Baryamureeba chaired the Senate meeting.

Tibatemwa has been in acting capacity.

Legally, A Deputy Vice-Chancellor holds office for a period of five years and is eligible for re-appointment for one more term.

Tibatemwa, after being officially appointed by Chancellor Mondo Kagonyera, shall assist the Vice-Chancellor in the performance of his or her functions and in that regard be responsible for the Academic affairs of the University.

Header advertisement


Header advertisement
To Top