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The Governing Council
The Governing Council is an upper authoritative body of the University, charged with the responsibilities and powers to formulate academic policies, organization and control of the general management of the University's activities and affairs. The Council shall be responsible to the Visitor of the University for all its duties performed or assigned to it.
The University Senate
The membership of the Senate of the University will include:
i. the Vice-Chancellor as Chairman;
ii. the Deputy Vice-Chancellor(s);
iii. the Registrar;
iv. Deans of various faculties;
v. The Heads of departments;
vi. The Directors of Institutes and Centres;
vii. The University Professors; and
The Senate which will operate in accordance with laid down rules and regulations of the University, will be the governing body for academic matters in the University. Its functions will include powers to admit students, organize and control teaching, award degrees based on examinations of both internal and external examiners as well as coordinate research activities through the Research Committee. The Senate will be responsible for the discipline of staff and students at the University. In carrying out these functions, the Senate will require the cooperation of Council to provide the funds and other necessary resources.
In controlling academic matters, the Vice-Chancellor will serve as a link between the Senate and the Council on matters related to its functions of teaching, research and public service.
The Congregation will provide a platform for all graduate staff (holders of degrees) to occasionally meet and discuss matters of general interest (usually welfare issues). The Congregation will be represented by one member each on the Council and Senate and it shall also advise the Vice-Chancellor on welfare matters.
The Convocation, which comprises the Principal Officers, academic staff and all registered graduates (alumni) of the University, will be a forum for interaction between the University and its alumni. It will usually be chaired by the Chancellor and will serve as a forum for revenue generation for the development of the University through promoting a strong Alumni Association. The main function of Convocation will be the formal conferment of degrees and other academic awards on deserving persons as approved by Senate.