University of Kigali appoints Prof. Felix Maringe as Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

On 28 September 2022 at 07:51

The Board of Promoters of the University of Kigali (UoK) has announced the appointment of Professor Felix Maringe as Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) for Academic Affairs effective October 1, 2022.

Professor Maringe is a Professor in Higher Education and Leadership. He brings a wealth of Knowledge and experience having been Head of the School of Education – Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences and Assistant Dean for Internationalisation and Partnerships in the Faculty of Humanities at the highly rated University of the Witwatersrand (WITS), Johannesburg, South Africa.

With over 30 years’ experience as an educator in secondary schools, teachers’ colleges and universities, Prof. Maringe brings to his new role an in-depth and valuable international experience working in South Africa, the UK and Zimbabwe.

He has an excellent research profile with specialisation in Internationalisation in Higher Education, Leadership and Management, with research concentrations around issues such as the changing global environment and its impact on organisational decision-making, choice in education, marketing in higher education, the internationalisation of higher education and leading schools in disadvantaged communities.

In South Africa, he has made valuable research contributions in the areas of educational transitions, structural transformation in the post-school sector and in the skills debate, leadership in schools and issues in Higher Education.

Prof. Maringe is a member of globally-acclaimed professional bodies such as the British Educational Research Association (BERA), British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS) among others and possesses an enviable record of successful research bids, research and editorial publications as well as graduate and doctoral research supervisory roles.

The University of Kigali’s Board of Promoters, Executive Organ, Staff and students have through a released statement welcomed Prof. Maringe to his new role.

"We all undoubtedly commit to supporting Professor Maringe in the execution of his new UoK duties," reads the statement.

The University of Kigali is still welcoming new students for the ongoing September 2022 Intake. Interested students are encouraged to apply now and get the UoK advantage.

Apply online via: mis.uok.ac.rw/apply

Call: +250 788 303 386/ +250 789 009 221

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.uok.ac.rw

Prof. Felix Maringe has been appointed as UoK Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.