Management Committee of the University has held a four-day retreat to strategise for the 2019/2020 academic year at Senkyi Hotel, in the Eastern Region.
The essence of the retreat was to provide an avenue for members, especially the newly appointed provosts to understand fully the duties and responsibilities of their positions and the associated challenges as well as the solutions they can offer, to enable the teamwork together for effective management of the University.
Assessment of Management Activities
As part of efforts to manage the academic, research and community engagement responsibilities and ensure that Management adheres to the aims and objectives of the University, there will be constant assessment of Management’s activities and that of the University. Management also resolved to work towards positioning the University as an institution with worldwide acclaim for innovation in teaching, research, outreach, and professional development.
Key Areas for Discussion
The four-day retreat focused on seven areas and these were Finance, Academic Issues, Research, Administration, Fundraising, Visibility and Teamwork. These fields were identified as key to the successful management of the University.
The retreat offered members the opportunity to brainstorm, make inputs and plan ahead to strengthen management and administrative activities in the University. Presentations at the retreat were made by facilitators within and outside the University.
The retreat was attended by members of the University Management Committee of the University made up of the Vice-Chancellor, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Registrar, Director of Finance, and the Provosts of the five Colleges with the Senior Registrar, Office of the Vice-Chancellor as the Secretary. In attendance was the Assistant Registrar, at the Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Office, Mr. Nasir Yaqub Entsie.