Former independent Presidential candidate Prof. Venansius Baryamureba has been shortlisted among the candidates for Makerere University Vice Chancellor (VC).
Prof. Baryamureeba will run against Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, viagra 40mg Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and College of Humanities and Social Sciences principal, Prof. Edward Kasujja Kirumira.
Incumbent Prof. Ddumba Ssentamu’s term of office expires on August 31.
According to Irene Ovongi-Odida, the team lead for the VC search committee, four individuals had expressed interest in the University’s top job.
Odida said that the shortlisted three “are undergoing interviews this week” and will make a presentation to invited guests and the public on Thursday June 15 in the university Main Hall.
Baryamureeba who is seeking to return to the helm of Makerere served in the same position from 2009 to 2012 under acting role.
He was later replaced by Prof. Ddumba Sentamu before opening up his own University.
According to the University and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001, “a vice chancellor at a public university shall run the day-to-day affairs of the institution and be responsible for its administration, academic and financial matters.”