Having certified the Quality Management System(QMS), Kisii University is now ISO 9001:2008 certified. SGS is the certifying body that granted the university Quality Management System Excellence Certification. Read more...
|Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)|
Prof. Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi, PhD
Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs
We are excited to welcome you to the Academic Division of Kisii University! The core business of Kisii University is to provide high quality teaching and excellent research outcomes useful to humanity. We seek to promote sustainable development in all realms of development through team work. The University seeks to be the university of choice in Eastern Africa and world class university in the quality of its programmes and extension services. We endeavour to give our students and staff the best that a University can provide, while contributing to community development in Kenya, in ways that promote dialogue, cohesion and coexistence. As a National University, we seek to collaborate with like minded institutions and organizations, in producing world class graduates that will contribute in addressing development challenges that confront the world in general and Africa in particular.
Kisii University takes pride in its strategic location, great weather and climate to provide a serene atmosphere for learning. The University has an outstanding academic and intellectual culture rooted in African values, norms and ethos through inculcating useful skills and knowledge among our graduates, relevant to Kenya’s development goals. All programmes are geared towards addressing Vision 2013 and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). We focus on creating avant-garde and cutting edge ideas in order to be part of the 21st Century innovations, inventions and discoveries. At our main Campus in Kisii and other campuses, we offer competitive programmes that are relevant to the contemporary market while anticipating future needs as well. The University has over 50 programme choices and courses to choose from, and promotes affirmative action at all levels.
The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) promotes a great sense of collegiality among various academic units of the University through Deans, Directors, Chairs of Departments, Coordinators and other Staff in ensuring that Kisii University delivers quality service under its core mandate. We seek to ensure that the University’s mission remains vibrant and relevant in the day-to-day experiences of our students, staff and other stakeholders. The Office of DVC (AA) is charged with the responsibility of providing policy guidelines on teaching, planning, research, development and management of academic programmes, development and design of curricula, ensuring quality instruction and assessment of student, and overseeing the administration of student welfare services among others.
The Office of the Registrar (Academic Affairs) is the nerve-centre of coordination of academic activities in the University. Through the oversight of the Office of the DVC (AA), the Registrar’s office provides services to students such as student records, examinations and their assessment, advice and management of complaints, appeals and discipline. It is further responsible for administration matters related to student enrolment, transfer of units and deferment. Through the Office of Dean of Students, Kisii University has many opportunities for students to express themselves in other activities in various clubs, sports and games besides academic programmes. Kisii University is a member of various University sports organizations in which our teams always tops. Kisii University has ultra modern library where millions of hard and soft copy publications are available. Kisii University has over ten campuses spread throughout Kenya. Once more, welcome to Kisii University, your university of choice!