Office Of The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic, Research and Student Affairs

  Prof. Vicky Khasandi - Telewa, PhD

  Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Research & Student Affairs

  Email: dvcar@laikipia.ac.ke

  

 

 

DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR, ACADEMIC, RESEARCH & STUDENT AFFAIRS RESPONSIBILITIES

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor ( Academic, Research & Student Affairs ) is the head of the Academic and Research Division of the University, and oversees the Academic and Research programmes of the University.
Working under the general direction of the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Research) responsibilities are:

  1. Have the overall responsibility of direction, organization and administration of learning and research programmes in the University;
  2. Ensure that the University Senate is properly advised in the development of learning and research programmes in conformity to ethical standards and legally recognized professional bodies;
  3. Ensure effective accountability to the Vice-Chancellor for the proper management of the Academic and Research Division;
  4. Be responsible for promoting and coordinating research, scientific publications, innovation, extension and technology transfer to industry and the business community;
  5. Mobilize and solicit financial support for research from industry and other external organizations;
  6. Establish and maintain linkages and collaborations with both local and international universities, research institutions, innovation centres and industry for academic, research and innovation programmes;
  7. Co-ordinate workshops and seminars on outreach programmes and technology transfer;
  8. Formulate and provide policy guidelines on planning, development and management of academic and research programmes;
  9. Prepare curricula/ syllabi, and rules and regulations governing the implementation of academic and research programmes;
  10. Formulate guidelines for effective management, implementation and evaluation of academic and research programmes;
  11. Guide Chairpersons of Academic Departments or Centres, Deans of Schools or Institutes, Directors/ Managers of Schools, Institutes or Campuses, and Director of Research, Extension and Consultancy on the running of academic and research programmes;
  12. Oversee the administration of the students' welfare services;
  13. Seek consultancy services from industry and other external organizations;
  14. Promote extension services with the communities;
  15. Co-ordinate seminars, workshops, conferences and symposia; and
  16. Work closely with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration, Finance and Planning), on staff development, training and research programmes.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor ( Academic, Research & Student Affairs) is the Chairperson of:

  1. The Deans' Committee;
  2. The Students' Welfare Committee;
  3. The Library and Publications Committee;
  4. Students' Disciplinary Committee;
  5. Training, Research, Extension and Consultancy Committee;
  6. Linkages and Collaborations Committee;
  7. The Staff Appointments Committee (in accordance with the existing Collective Bargaining Agreements) of the academic staff of the level of Lecturer and below;
  8. Open, Distance and E-Learning Committee; and
  9. Graduation Committee (Ad-hoc).

Contacts:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor ( Academic, Research & Student Affairs)
Physical Address - Main Campus
Postal Address: P.O. Box 1100-20300, Nyahururu, Kenya
Email: dvcar@laikipia.ac.ke

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