The Senate shall consist of─
  1. the Vice-Chancellor, who shall be the Chairperson;
  2. the Deputy Vice-Chancellors;
  3. the Principals of each Constituent College;
  4. the Principals of each College within the University;
  5. the Registrars;
  6. all the Deans of Schools /Faculties, the Directors of Institutes/Centres/Directorates, Director of the Board of Postgraduate Studies and other academic units;
  7. the Associate Deans and Deputy Directors;
  8. the Chairpersons of Departments;
  9. the Professors of the University;
  10. the University Librarian;
  11. one representative  of each of the College Academic Board appointed by the respective boards from amongst its members;
  12. one representative of each of the School Academic Board appointed by the respective boards from amongst its members;
  13. the Dean of Students;
  14. subject to these Statutes,  two members elected by the Students’ Association; and
  15. such other member as Council may determine in accordance with these Statutes;
  1. There shall be a Senate of the University.
  2. The Senate, shall be in charge of all academic matters of the University and shall undertake the functions assigned to it in the Charter of the University.
  3. The members of Students’ Association shall not participate in the deliberations of the Senate on matters which are considered by the Chairperson of the Senate to be confidential, related to examinations, grades and such other issues that may pose a conflict of interest.
  4. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) shall be the secretary to the Senate.
  5. The functions of the Senate shall be to ─
    1. recommend to the Council for the establishment, or abolition or harmonization of Faculties, Schools, Institutes, Units, Departments, and Centres as the Senate may from time to time deem necessary;
    2. subject to the Act,  make recommendations to the Council for the establishment or abolition/supervision, of degree and other academic programmes and their titles in the University;
    3. set the dates of the academic year and determine the schedule of academic programmes within the academic year;
    4. approve all syllabi of the University;
    5. make regulations governing methods of assessing and examining the academic performance of students;
    6. admit independent of the Placement Board, non-Government sponsored students to its programmes in accordance with its approved admission criteria.
    7. evaluate academic records of both undergraduate and postgraduate candidates for the purpose of admission into the University;
    8. regulate the conduct of examinations;
    9. appoint internal and external examiners and recommend to the Council the terms and conditions for their appointment;
    10. approve the examination results;
    11. subject to the Act, approve the award of degrees including the award of honorary degrees and other academic distinctions;
    12. determine which qualifications or credits from other Universities or institutions shall be acceptable as equivalent to particular qualifications of the University;
    13. determine the procedure to be followed in the conferment of the degrees and other awards;
    14. withdraw or cancel such certificates, diplomas, degrees, including honorary degrees, or any other awards in accordance with Statute XXVI;
    15. determine the design of academic dress and prescribe its use;
    16. evaluate research, teaching, staffing and general work of any body or section of the University and if it so wishes to report and make recommendations thereon to the Council;
    17. promote and administer the extra-mural, external and extension work of the University;
    18. promote research and innovation work in the University;
    19. promote co-operation and linkages with other institutions of higher learning and industry;
    20. propose regulations governing the award of fellowships, scholarships, bursaries, prizes and other awards;
    21. develop, implement and promote quality assurance systems and structures in all University operations;
    22. promote the welfare of students and staff in the University;
    23. propose regulations and procedures for the discipline of students and make recommendations thereof to the Council;
    24. discontinue a student from a programme of study on academic grounds;
    25. receive proposals from various Boards and  Faculties, Institutes, Schools, Centers and to consider their recommendations and make appropriate decision;
    26. recommend to the Council appropriate criteria for  appointment and promotion of all staff of the university;
      1. review these Statutes from time to time and present recommendations thereon to the Council provided that all Statutes shall be reviewed at least once every five years; and
      2. determine general policy matters relating to the library, laboratory facilities, teaching aids, workshops and such other academic services which are in its view necessary for the furtherance of the academic objectives of the University.
  6. The Senate shall exercise such other powers as may be conferred to the Senate by the Act, these Statutes or by the regulations and to do such other acts as the Council shall authorize.

S/NO

NAME

DESIGNATION

  1.  

Prof. Stephen G. Agong’

Vice Chancellor, (Chairman)

  1.  

Prof. W. H. A. Olima

Deputy Vice Chancellor, (PAF)

  1.  

Prof. Benson Estambale

Deputy Vice Chancellor, (RIO)

  1.  

Prof. Joseph Bosire

Deputy Vice Chancellor, (AA)/Secretary

  1.  

Prof. A. J. Rodrigues

Director, ICT

  1.  

CS. Rosemary Ngesa

Registrar (PA

  1.  

Dr. P.J. Akhaukwa

Registrar(RIO)

  1.  

Dr. Akuno Walter

Registrar (AA)

  1.  

CPA. Nancy Muchai

Ag. Finance Officer

  1.  

Prof. Reuben O. Mosi

Dean, SAFS

  1.  

Prof. Omolo Ongati

Dean, SMAS

  1.  

Prof. Maria Onyango

Dean, SBE

  1.  

Dr. Charles Oduke

Dean, SHSS

  1.  

Dr. Patrick Hayombe

Dean, SSPNRM

  1.  

Prof. Fred Amimo

Dean, SHS

  1.  

Dr. Micheal Oloko

Ag. Dean, SET

  1.  

Dr. Pamela Raburu

Ag. Dean,SEDU

  1.  

Prof. Regina Nyunja

Ag. Dean, SBPS

  1.  

Dr. Silvance Abeka

Ag. Dean, SIIS

  1.  

Prof. Monica Ayieko

Director, (QEA)

  1.  

Prof. Hellen Atieno     

Director,  AIDS  Control , Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Centre

  1.  

Prof. Francis Ang’awa

Director, Kisumu Campus

  1.  

Dr. Benard Oula Muok

Director, CRIT

  1.  

Prof. Mildred Ndeda

Director (CGMD)

  1.  

Prof. Michael Okwara

Director Nambale / Busia Learning Centre

  1.  

Dr. Henry Onderi

Director, Kisii Learning Centre

  1.  

Prof. Beatrice Anyango

Director, BPS

  1.  

Prof. Adrian Mukhebi

Ag. Director, INSEFOODS

  1.  

Prof. Christopher Gor

Dean of Students

  1.  

Dr. Peter Otieno

Ag. University Librarian

  1.  

Prof. Owino Rew

Ag. Chairperson Dept. of Linguistics Languages& literature

  1.  

Dr. Charles Omoke

Chairperson Dept. of SNE & ECD

  1.  

Dr. Jack Ajowi

Chairperson Dept. of Curriculum &Educ. Mgt.

  1.  

Dr. Michael Nyagol

Chairperson Dept. of Accounting & Finance

  1.  

Mr. Samuel Oyieke

Chairperson Dept. of Management &  Economics

  1.  

Prof. Michael Okoya Oduor

Chairperson Dept. of Pure  & Applied Maths

  1.  

Dr. Joseph Otula Nyakinda

Chairperson Dept. of Applied Stats. Fin. Maths &Actuarial Sciences

  1.  

Dr. Geoffrey Naila Napoo

Chairperson Dept. of Hist., Rel. & Philosophy

  1.  

Dr. Peter Aloka           

Chairperson Dept. of Psy.& Educ. Foundation

  1.  

Dr. Silas Lagat

Chairman Dept. Physical Sciences

  1.  

Dr. Stephen Asito Amolo

Chairman Dept. Biological Sciences

  1.  

Dr. Tonui Warkach

Chairman Dept. Geography

  1.  

Prof. Arnold O. Watako

Chairperson, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
Management

  1.  

Dr. Darius Andika

Chairperson , Plant, Animal and Food Sciences

  1.  

Dr. Samuel Liyala

Ag. Chairperson, Dept. Information Systems & Technology

  1.  

Dr. Solomon Ogara

Chairperson, Dept. Computer Science & Software

  1.  

Dr. Charles Helm Angira

Ag. Chairperson, Dept. of Community Health Development  & Public Health Sciences

  1.  

Dr. Daniel Onguru

Ag. Chairperson, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences

  1.  

Dr. Arvinlucy Onditi

Representative, SBE

  1.  

Eng. Nicholas Odhiambo

Representative, SET

  1.  

Dr. Benard Okelo

Representative, SMAS

  1.  

Dr. Fredrick Owino

Representative, SSPNRM

  1.  

Dr. Mary Onditi

Representative, SEDU

  1.  

Mr. Omollo Jack Ouma

Chairman, SAJOOUST

  1.  

Mr.  Victor Njeru

Secretary General, SAJOOUST

CO-OPTED

  1.  

Dr. Isaya Onjala

Coordinator, ICHMS

  1.  

Dr. Aminer Titus J.O

Timetabling Coordinator

  1.  

Dr. Benson Odongo

Coordinator, Kendu Bay Learning Centre

  1.  

Dr. David Ndegwa

Coordinator, EACII

  1.  

Mr. Rodney Oluoch

Legal Officer

  1.  

Dr. Elijah Museve

Coordinator, University Enterprises

  1.  

Dr. Lorna G. Okotto

Coordinator Research (CRIT)

  1.  

Mr. Kenneth Aduda

Coordinator, Business Incubation(CRIT)

  1.  

Dr. Caleb Olweny

Coordinator ( Training and Mentorship) (CRIT)

  1.  

Dr. Gudo Caleb

Coordinator, Education Programmes Kisumu L.C

  1.  

Dr. Alice Nakhumicha

Coordinator, University Farms

CONTACT US

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST)

Bondo (Main) Campus
P.O. Box 210 - 40601 Bondo – Kenya.

Telephones
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Fax: 057 2523851

Emails

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complaints@jooust.ac.ke

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