THE UNIVERSITY COUNCIL

The University Council’s composition, functions, terms and conditions are determined by the Board of Trustees in accordance with the statutes. The University Council is composed of a maximum of eleven (11) members.
The University Council is the supreme organ of   the University and has a mandate to:-

  1. Be responsible for the direction of the administrative, financial, planning and academic affairs of the University;
  2. Formulate the general policy of the University;
  3. Give the general guidelines to the administrative, academic and support staff on matters relating to the operation of the University;
  4.  Do any other things and take all necessary decisions conducive to the fulfillment of the objects and functions of the University.

Not withstanding the generality of the above duties, Council has power:

      1. To represent the University in any legal suits by and against the University;
      2. To raise and receive on behalf of the University, funds, gifts, donations, grants, monies and other properties and make disbursement thereof;
      3. To approve the University budget and final accounts;
      4. To provide for the welfare and discipline of the staff of the University, determine staff ranks and positions and the terms  and conditions of service;
      5. To set the rates of various University fees and charges;
      6. To create University scholarships and other awards and to determine the conditions and modalities to govern them;
      7. To appoint University staff upon such terms and conditions of service as provided for in the statutes;
      8. To approve, in consultation with the Senate, regulations governing the conduct and discipline of the academic staff and students of the University;
      9.  To approve and enter into any association with other Colleges or any Institutions of higher learning and research or other bodies either within or outside Uganda;
      10. To establish, in consultation with Senate and with the approval of National Council for Higher education, such constituent colleges, affiliated institutions, institutes, and new Study Programmes as deemed desirable.   
      11. To constitute the final decision making body in cases of staff and students’ discipline, as    stipulated in the statutes
      12. To make statutes in accordance with  the Charter;
      13. To propose the amendment and amend the Charter when / if it is deemed necessary;
      14. To make annual reports to the Board of Trustees.
      15. To appoint University auditors and approve audit reports.

UNIVERSITY 5TH COUNCIL MEMBERS (2018-2022)


NAME

TITTLE

1

Prof. Kenneth Kagame

Chairperson Council

2

Prof. Charles Kazooba Tushabomwe

Representative from Public Universities (MUST)

3

Prof. Elly N. Sabiiti

Senior Lecturer (MUK)

4

Mr. Aggrey Kibenge

Ministry of Education and Sports Representative

5

Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu

Government Representative

6

Dr. Medard Bitekyerezo

Medical Representative

7

Rev. Denis Amwiine Kizinduka

Diocesan Education Coordinator

8

Ms. Kellen Ayebazibwe

Synod Representative

9

Mr. Elias Nuwagaba Kariisi

Staff Representative

10

H.E Crispus Ayesigye

Current Guild President

11

Prof. Maud Kamatenesi Mugisha

Vice Chancellor

 

Ex-Officios

 

1

Rev. Richard Mujuni

Principal Uganda Bible Institute

2

Prof. Amb. Canon Francis Butagira

Diocesan Chancellor’s legal Advisor

3

Mrs. Tindyebwa Peace Tushabeomwe

Secretary to Council

 

In Attendance

 

1

Mr. Aruho Abdon Rutega

Academic Registrar

2

Mrs. Jane Bibangambah

University Finance Officer

3

Mrs. Assiimwe Annah Tibazindwa

Minute Recorder

4

Mrs. Rose Mpwerirwe Rwankore

Senior Public Relations Officer