It's official. Prof. Stephen Gitahi Kiama Appointed as the Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi
It's official. Prof. Stephen Gitahi Kiama has been confirmed as the new Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi. He takes over from Prof. Isaac Mbeche who had been acting after Prof. Peter Mbithi was sent on terminal leave.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to officially announce and endorse Prof. Kiama Gitahi as the new Vice Chancellor UoN on Monday.
Prof. Kiama has served as Deputy Vice chancellor and was in charge of Human Resource at UON, He has held this position from February 2019.
He has over 15 Years’ experience in Administration ,where he has held various management postitions, he has also served as the dean .
Hehas a cumulative 29 years of research and teaching experience at various institutions ofhigher learning including University of Nairobi, St. Andrews University in Scotland, FreeUniversity of Berlin, Germany, University of Bern, Switzerland, University of Witwatersrand,South Africa and University of Ghana, Ghana. At the University of Ghana, he helped to setup the Anatomy laboratory and to give the first lectures to the inaugural class of Doctor ofVeterinary Medicine students.
Leaders had the following to say
UoN Office of Career Services
The Office of Career Services heartily congratulates Prof. Stephen GITAHI KIAMA on being appointed as the 8TH Vice Chancellor of the UON. Congratulations!!!!!
Hon. Esther M Passaris
@EstherPassaris Congratulations Prof Kiama Gitahi on your well deserved appointment as @uonbi Vice Chancellor.