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Directorate of Planning and Development
In the year 2002 the University set up a Planning Unit to guide planning activities in the institution. After
nine years of existence of the University, the Directorate of Planning and Development (DPD) was
established by the University Council in recognition of the fact that the Directorate plays a critical role in
guiding systematic planning for development.
The DPD is headed by a Chief, Planning and Development, who is a top manager of the University with
extensive experience in planning and management. The DPD also has a number of other staff members,
including Principal Planning officer, Senior Planning officer, Statistician and administrators. Read More
Asaf AdebuaChief-Planning and Development
Lillian TeberePrincipal Planning Officer
Emmanuel WesongaSenior Planning Officer
Jacqueline DibelePlanning Officer
Esther NyakechoAdministrative Secretary
Aaron Kinyera RachkaraOffice Attendant
Abwol Mercy AcayeOffice Attendant
Duties & Responsibilities
Appraisal of new and on-going academic programmes and Market analysis.
Assessment of internal and external efficiencies.
Rationalization of establishments in academic departments.
This includes academic programmes assessment for viability and their potential external efficiency, thereby involving both theoretical and practical market analysis for appraising new programmes for launching. The Directorate contributes to the control of duplication of programmes and courses through reviewing new programmes assessing their recurrent implications.
Assessment of pass and failure rates and examination retakes
Academic Planning also involves determination of optimality for all departments in terms of establishment posts and other physical resource needs such as teaching and practical workspace. It will make sure that all academic units adhere to the enrolment ceilings.