Section 12A (3) of the universities Act states: 'The pro-vice-chancellor shall be deemed to be the acting vice- chancellor to perform all the functions and powers of the vice-chancellor
, in case of expiration of the tenure of the regular vice-chancellor
or any other case, which requires appointment of regular vice-chancellor
'The most qualified person from any ethnic group or nation is appointed the vice-chancellor
Athar Mahboob, Vice-Chancellor
terming it a right step towards the development of the University.
Appealing the students to call off their hunger strike, the Vice-Chancellor
said that almost all the demands of the students have been met.
He said that the Linguistics Department has been closed, School of Management Sciences (QASMS) almost destroyed, and several others were under systematic attack due to the vice-chancellor
. He pointed out that individuals with dubious credentials were appointed as professors and director by the vice-chancellor
despite disapproval by the Syndicate.
'What is certain is, I would not appoint anyone from my party to become vice-chancellors
and deputy vice-chancellors
, meaning I choose them because they are Bersatu members.
"Save for the nationally agreed pay award for all staff for 2017/18, there has been no increase in the salary, benefits and allowance in lieu of University's pension contributions, of the vice-chancellor
since September 2016.
Prof Linus Muthuri Gitonga and Prof Penina Aloo-Obudho have both been reappointed deputy vice-chancellors
of Karatina University.Other reappointed vice-chancellors
are Prof John Akama (Kisii University) Prof Francis Aduol (Technical University of Kenya), Prof Wilson Kipneno (University of Kabianga), and Prof Stephen Agong (Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University).
On the other hand, Ogutu, who is currently the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
in charge of Planning and Development, has previously been the Vice-Dean at the Business School and was the institution's Deputy Principal between 1996 and 2006.
The Punjab government requested the court for more time related the appointment of new vice-chancellor
. CJP, then, ordered to appoint the senior most professor of the university as interim vice-chancellor
The salary of University of Leicester vice-chancellor
Prof Paul Boyle rose from PS259,000 to PS278,000 in 2016/17 - a 7.3 per cent increase.
In its inaugural study into senior staff pay, Hefcw said the total earnings of Cardiff University's vice-chancellor
Professor Colin Riordan were above the UK average but "significantly below" those of other Russell Group leaders.