Victoria University has this morning installed a new Chancellor, Prof. John Opuda-Asibo.
Prof. Opuda is a scholar of national and international repute and is the third Chancellor at the University.
“He joins the University at a critical moment and brings to bear his expertise, wide-reach, experience and knowledge that will ensure that the University remains the top private institution in Uganda,” a release from the University that is part of the Ruparelia Group of Companies read.
Who is Prof. Opuda?
He is a graduate of Veterinary Medicine Degree Makerere University, and also holds a Masters Degree in Public Health and a PhD in Microbiology, Epidemiology and Public Health, both from the University of Minnesota, USA.
His Public Health training has provided him with multi-sectoral knowledge application in Epidemiology ( observational and analytical), Administration, Economics, Education and Governance.
Professor Opuda, has experience in Education, Science, Cooperation, institutional Collaboration and Coordination, Negotiation, Dialogue, Cultural Interaction, Publishing, Grants awarding, Scientific Research, Organising and Charing meetings, Harmonization of Curricula and Educational Systems the latter as a member of the Top Management Committee of the Ministry of Education, Government of Uganda.
“The entire Victoria University community welcomes Prof. John Opuda-Asibo into the VU fraternity and wish him the best in carrying out his noble duties as Chancellor of Victoria University,” the VU release read.