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ARUA Board Chair, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe re-appointed Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University

15th August 2022

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe

ARUA Board Chair, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe has been re-appointed for a second five-year term as Vice Chancellor of Makerere University. The appointment which takes immediate effect was announced by the University Secretary, Yusuf Kiranda.

ARUA Secretary-General, Professor Ernest Aryeetey has sent him a personal message of congratulations, and on behalf of the 16-member universities of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA).

ARUA, inaugurated in 2015, is an alliance of 16 top research-intensive universities across sub-Saharan Africa.  ARUA, which recently launched its Strategic Plan (2022-2027) seeks to make African research globally competitive and to build the African University. ARUA operates 13 interdisciplinary Centres of Excellence across key thematic areas.

We wish Professor Barnabas Nawangwe a successful second tenure in office.