The University Council is an independent oversight governing body of the University. It sets and approves policies; manages checks and balances to ensure the University fulfills its mandate. The Council consists of different stakeholders among them prominent public and business people, and a representation from the University Staff, Students and Alumni.
Being the supreme Administrative and Financial body of the University, the Council functions through committees.
The general functions of the Council:
- The Finance oversees the financial administration of the University, including the presentation of the annual budget.
- The Planning and Development oversees the strategic planning, the acquisition and disposition of real property, and the raising of funds for the University.
- The Appointments Board and Staff Welfare Board oversees the Personnel policy of the University and shall establish positions on the staff and approve appointments to the staff.