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Makerere shortlists three for VC post

Date: 
Thursday, 8 June 2017
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Francisco Adongo
Prof Barnabas Nawangwe

Makerere University Search Committee has shortlisted three professors to contend for the post of Vice Chancellor.

According to sources, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe leads the pack followed by Prof. Edward Kirumira and Venasius Baryamureeba. The victor will replace Prof. Ddumba Sentamu, who has been VC for the last 5 years.

THE CANDIDATES:

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe:

An Architect, Prof. Nawangwe is the current Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Finance and Administration. He has also served as founding Principal of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) at Makerere University.

Prof Edward Kirumira:

He is the current Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS).

Prof Venasius Baryamureeba:

A former Acting Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Baryamureeba is currently in private consultancy and heads the Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU), a private institution of higher learning.