LEADERSHIP

PRESIDENT - Statute 2

There shall be a President of the College, to be appointed in the manner provided herein. He/she may serve as the academic and administrative head and chief disciplinary officer. By virtue of his/her office, he/she shall be a member of council as provided for by the statute, Convocation and Academic Board. The President shall have the right to attend meetings of all Statutory Committees and bodies of the College.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF PRESIDENT

It shall be the duty of the President to advise Council and the Academic Board on all matters affecting policy, finance, governance, and administration of the College. For this purpose s/he shall have unrestricted rights of attendance and speech at all meetings of the Council and of all College Bodies, whether executive or advisory, charged with the consideration of such matters.

 

  1. The president, subject to the approval of Council, shall have the power to delegate in writing any of the functions assigned him/her by these statutes to Senior Members of the College as s/he shall deem appropriate.
  2. The President may appoint all employees of the College except senior members in accordance with procedures and terms laid down by Council.
  3. The President may resign his/her office by letter addressed to the chairman.
  4. Where the post of president becomes vacant through resignation or death, or any cause which incapacitates him/her in the performance of his/her functions and duties for six consecutive months, Council shall commence the process for identification and appointment of a new President when approved by Council until a new President who has been verified and validated through a rigorous screening process is appointed.
VICE PRESIDENT (ACADEMIC AFFAIRS) - Statute 3

There shall be a Vice President to be appointed in the manner provided herein. He/she may serve, in the absence of the President, as the academic and administrative head and chief disciplinary officer. By virtue of his/her office, he/she shall be a member of Council as provided for by the Statute, Convocation and academic Board. The Vice President shall have the right to attend meetings of all Statutory Committees and Bodies of the College.#

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF VICE PRESIDENT (ACADEMIC AFFAIRS)
  1. It shall be the duty of the Vice President to advise Council on all matters affecting policy, governance, and administration of the College. For this purpose s/he shall have unrestricted rights of attendance and speech at all meetings of Council and of all College Bodies, whether executive or advisory, charged with the consideration of such matters.
  2. The Vice President of Academics, subject to the approval of Council, shall have the power to delegate in writing any of the functions assigned him/her by these statutes to senior Members of the College as he/she shall deem appropriate.
  3. The Vice President may resign his/her office by letter addressed to the president and Chairman.
  4. Where the post of Vice President becomes vacant through resignation or death, or any cause which incapacitates him/her in the performance of his/her functions and duties for three consecutive months, Council shall commence the process for identification and appointment of a new Vice President. In such an event, the longest serving dean when approved by Council acts as a Vice until a new Vice President who has been verified and validated through a rigorous screening process is appointed.
DEANS (ACADEMIC AFFAIRS) - Statute 4

There shall be a Dean of Academic Affairs appointed by Council to act as the administrative head of student and academic affairs of the schools established within the College. The appointment of Dean shall be done by a Search Committee appointed by Council.

  1. A Dean shall hold office for a term of four academic years in the first instance, and shall be eligible for re-appointment.
  2. If an appointed Dean is a Head of Department, he/she shall be relieved of his /her headship.
  3. The president on the advice of the Academic Board may withdraw the appointment of a Dean for a good cause.
  4. The internal organization of the College into Schools, Departments and Units shall be in accordance with the Schedules to these Statutes.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF DEAN

The Dean of a School shall be responsible for providing leadership to the Faculty of the School in the exercise of its powers specified in these Statutes.

  1. The Dean shall be the Chairperson of the School Board and Head of the School.
  2. Dean is responsible for sustaining the College’s and School’s academic vision and integrity, for directing its fiscal and operational activities, for overseeing the recruitment and development of faculty and staff, and for accelerating the innovation in curriculum, pedagogy, and programme delivery that will further enhance the eminence and strengthen the performance of the school.
  3. The Dean is responsible to bring an entrepreneurial and strategic orientation to the recruitment of students into the school’s programmes to ensure that the programmes are sustainable and have the required resources to ensure their execution.
  4. He/She shall, in consultation with the Heads of Department, have the responsibility for the training of students and for the monitoring of lectures in assignment.
  5. He/She shall liaise with professional institutions, associations and similar bodies, and organize consultative committees comprising faculty members and experts in the various professional fields within the faculty.
  6. He/She shall liaise and cooperate with other schools in the organization of common courses.
  7. He/She shall co-ordinate the work of the Departments within the School.
  8. He/She shall consult with, and be assisted by the Heads of Department in the execution of his/her duties.
LIBRARIAN - Statute 5
  1. There shall be a Librarian appointed by Council, responsible for the general management of a Library and any other libraries within the College.
  2. The Librarian shall implement the decisions of the Library Board previously approved by the Academic Board, and shall ensure that the libraries and information and communication materials of the college are managed in accordance with the Rules and Regulations approved by the Academic Board.