The new Chancellor in town: Prof Olive Mugenda appointed as new Chancellor, KCA University

KCA univeysity administration. Image|Courtesy

The board of trustees of KCA University has appointed Prof Olive Mugenda as the University’s new Chancellor.

The former Kenyatta University Vice Chancellor shall be taking over from Prof Arthur Eshiwai, whose contract as the varsity’s chancellor ended on December 31, 2019.

Mugenda will be installed today at KCA main campus in Ruaraka, Nairobi.

A statement by the university affirmed their trust in her ability to lead the institution in higher levels of research and academics.

Prof. Olive Mugenda. Image|Courtesy

“With profound leadership of Prof Olive Mugenda, the university looks forward to fully exploit is potential in areas of academic and research,” read part of the statement from the Communications Officer, Isaiah Were.

Olive Mugenda is not new to university leadership. She has led Kenyatta University for more than 10 years as the Vice Chancellor.

She is a professor of family and consumer sciences from Iowa University in the United States.

As a professor, Mugenda won a number of awards for her exemplary performance.

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