MKU Management


Chairman, University Council

Prof. Dr. agr. AGONG, Stephen Gaya, Chairman, Mount Kenya University Council Prof. Gaya has been appointed Chairman of the Mount Kenya University Council. Professor Gaya obtained postdoctoral experience at Hannover University (Germany) and Okayama University (Japan). He is a holder of a PhD in Agricultural Science (Dr. agr.), from the University of Giessen, Germany and; […]


Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor APIA

Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Planning and Institutional Advancement (Ag. DVC APIA) Dr. Kirira is the acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Planning and Institutional Advancement since 1st August 2022. Professionally, he is a Pharmaceutical Chemist and holds an MSc in Organic Chemistry from Kenyatta University and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Nagasaki University, Japan. In addition [...]

Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor ARA

Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic and Research Affairs Dr. Mercyline Kamande , Ph.D Dr. Mercyline Kamande the Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics and Research Affairs is an econometrician by training with an M (Economics) and a PhD (Economics) from the University of Dar es Salaam. She also holds a Higher Diploma in Information Technology, IMIS (UK). [...]

Founding Vice-Chancellor

Mount Kenya University is a non-profit making institution of higher learning licensed by the Commission for University Education. The University is a member of the Inter University Council of East Africa and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. The University has a strong foundation, built of competent faculty and adequate learning and research infrastructure. It has [...]

Chancellor, Prof. John struthers

PROF. JOHN STRUTHERS’ EXPERIENCE Prof. Struthers has 40 years of work experience, much of it in academia. He was appointed Personal Professor at University of the West of Scotland (UWS), then known as the University of Paisley, in 1996. He has been Dean of Faculty of Business at UWS, Head of Department of Economics and [...]

University Council

Dr. Vincent Gaitho, Chairman Council / Pro-Chancellor Prof. Deogratius Jaganyi, Vice-Chancellor/ Secretary of the Council Mr. Thomas Nganga,Member Dr. Ken Ramani, Member Commissioner Njoki Kahiga, Member Ms. Mary Munyiva Olubayi, Member Dr. Felix Kiruthi, Member Dr. Jonah Aiyabei, Member

Founder and vision carrier – Prof. Simon N. Gicharu, CBS

"We have a mission" When the university’s foundation was laid, I was very clear in my mind about what we wanted to do. I note with pride and satisfaction that what started as a dream is slowly being transformed into a reality. This university has a mission it wants to fulfill. We are doing everything [...]