Senate & Faculty Board

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Members of Senate

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\r\n\r\nThe University Senate consists of the following members:\r\n(a) Vice- Chancellor,\r\n(b) Deputy Vice chancellors.\r\n(c) Deans of Faculties,\r\n(d) Heads of Department,\r\n(e) University Secretary,\r\n(f) Two members of Academic Staff elected by Academic Staff,\r\n(g) Librarian,\r\n(h) Bursar,\r\n(i) Dean of Student,\r\n(j) One non-academic staff elected by non-academic staff,\r\n(k) Two students, of both sexes, elected by student body,\r\n(l) The Academic Registrar is the secretary to Senate.\r\n\r\n

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The functions of the Senate are

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(1) Initiate academic policies of the University and advise the University Council on the required facilities to implement the policies:\r\n(2) Advise and regulate the instruction programme and structure of any degree, diploma or certificate course:\r\n(3) Advise the University regarding the eligibility and qualification of persons for admission to courses leading to degrees, diplomas and certificates:\r\n(4) Make regulations regarding the content of any course of study:\r\n(5) Advise the University Council on promotion, co-ordination, and general direction of research in the University:\r\n(6) Award honorary degrees to persons who have excelled in any sector of life as it may deem fit on the recommendation of honorary degree committee established jointly by the Senate and University Council.

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Members of the Faculty Boards

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Membership of the Faculty Boards consist of: The Dean, who is the chairperson,\r\n(a) Associates Deans,\r\n(b) Other persons as Senate may decide,\r\n(c) Two students of both sexes, selected by students Faculty Body,\r\n(d) A representative of the teaching staff.

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The functions of the Faculty Board are

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(1) To regulate the attendance of students, system of courses and lectures and admission of students to Faculty:\r\n(2) To recommend the methodology and curricula to be followed taking into account the policy guideline given by the University Council:\r\n(3) To recommend the promotion of teaching, research and writing papers in the Faculty.

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