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The Egerton University Council

The University Council consists of nine members; The Chairman and five members who are appointed by the Cabinet Secretary responsible for Education.

Other members are the Principal Secretary responsible for Education, Principal Secretary responsible for National Treasury and the Vice-Chancellor as ex-officio member and secretary to the council.According to the University’s Act (2012), Council members hold office for a term of three (3) years.

Functions of the Council

The function of the Council shall be to :

  1. Employ staff; (appoint Professors & Senior Staff in Grades XV & above; appoint the Vice-Chancellor & Deputy Vice-Chancellors in consultation with the Cabinet Secretary responsible for University Education after a competitive process conducted by Public Service Commission; consider disciplinary matters for Principals, Deputy Vice-
    Chancellors & Vice-Chancellor).
  2. Approve the statutes of the University and cause them to be published in the Kenya Gazette; 
  3. Approve the policies of the University;
  4. Approve the budget;
  5. Manage, supervise and administer the assets of the University in such a manner as best promotes the purpose for which the University is established;
  6. Determine the provisions to be made for capital and recurrent expenditure and for reserves
    of the University;
  7. Receive any grants, donations or endowments on behalf of the University and make
    legitimate disbursements therefrom;
  8. Enter into association, collaboration or linkages with other bodies or organizations within
    or outside Kenya as the University may consider desirable or appropriate and in furtherance
    of the purpose for which the University is established;
  9. Open a banking account or accounts for the funds of the Univesity;
  10. Undertake other functions set out under this Act and the Charter.


  1. Amb. Dr Luka Hukka Wario - Chairman of Council
  2. Mr Paul W. K'Angira - Alternate to Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education & Research, Ministry of Education

  3. Mr Julius K. Mutua - Alternate to Cabinet Secretary, The National Treasury & Planning

  4. Dr Wilson K. Ronno - Member of Council.
  5. Dr Charity C. Nyaga - Member of Council.

  6. Dr John N. Ondari - Member of Council.

  7. Ms Esther M. Wabuge - Member of Council.

  8. Mr Joshua N. Otieno - Member of Council.

  9. Vice-Chancellor - Member/Secretary.

Dr John N. Ondari
Dr John N. Ondari
Mr Julius K. Mutua
Mr Julius K. Mutua
Mr Joshua N. Otieno
Mr Joshua N. Otieno
Mr Paul W. K'Angira
Mr Paul W. K'Angira
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