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The Uganda Vice Chancellor’s forum is a body that brings together all vice chancellors in Uganda both public and private Universities with an aim addressing issues that affect universities in the country.
The forum among others advises government on higher education policy and related matters.
The forum also works hand in hand with the National Council for Higher Education to ensure that minimum standards for academic programmes are in place and that key statutory instruments are in place and reviewed from time to time to enable the effective running of higher education institutions.
In his acceptance speech, Prof. Baryamureeba, who started off by acknowledging the outgoing executive team led by Prof. Badru Katerega, hailed members for entrusting him with this enormous responsibility.
He assured them of his undivided commitment in ensuring that the agenda of the forum is executed.
He emphasised the need for members to work as a team and commit time to issues of the forum whenever they are called upon.
Prof. Badru Katerega also applauded Baryamureeba for his contribution to Uganda’s higher education.
“Baryamureeba is one of the best computer science professors not only in Uganda but the whole world; I have known him to be result-oriented and intelligent and I have no doubt that he is the best person for this office,” Prof. Katerega said.
Over the years, Prof. Baryamureeba’s name has grown synonymous with the higher education sector.
Before becoming the founding Vice Chancellor of UTAMU, Baryamureeba worked at Makerere University where he grew through the ranks in various positions to Vice Chancellor.
He also served as the Chairman of the Inter University Council of East Africa, a body that brings together all Universities in East Africa and was a member of National Council for Higher Education, a body that regulates and oversees higher education in Uganda.
Currently Prof. Baryamureeba serves as the Chairman of Common Market for Eastern and South Africa (COMESA) Innovation Council, a body that advises regional governments on science, technology and innovations. Baryamureeba is also the Chairman of Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board, a body whose objective is to streamline, regulate and coordinate examinations and awards in the business, technical and vocational profession in Uganda.
The Chairperson University Council for UTAMU, Dr. Joseph Ssewanyana welcomed the news of the election and attributed Baryamureeba’s triumph to the immense experience and expertise the computer science professor has accrued in higher education management over the years.
“This is an indication that the capacity of UTAMU staff continues to be recognized at all levels,” Ssewanyana noted.