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Re-Advertisement for The Position of Chancellor

Moi University wishes to declare a vacancy for the position of Chancellor, and calls for nomination of candidates.

Moi University is located in Eldoret, 310 kilometres northwest of Nairobi, the Capital City of Kenya. It was established as the second public University in Kenya by an Act of Parliament, the Moi University Act of 1984 the University was given a fresh Charter in 2013 under the Universities’ Act, No. 42 of 2012 of the Laws of Kenya. The first cohort of 83 students was admitted in 1984 through a transfer from the Department of Forestry, University of Nairobi. The University currently operates three (3) Campuses, and two (2) Satellite Campuses, with a total student and staff population of 25,3695 and 2,615, respectively.

The Vision of the University is to be recognized nationally and internationally as the University of Choice in Nurturing Innovation and Talent in Science, Technology and Development.

The Mission of the University is to preserve, create and disseminate knowledge, conserve and develop scientific, technological and cultural heritage through quality teaching and research; to create a conducive work and learning environment; and to work with stakeholders for the betterment of society.

We are a unique education provider, offering innovative and internationally renowned programmes at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

Moi University is inviting members of the Public, Senate and the Alumni Association to nominate suitable persons for the position of Chancellor for a five-year term.


Duties and Functions

The Chancellor:-

a) Shall be the titular head of the University and shall, in the name of the University, confer degrees and grant diplomas, certificates and other awards of the University.

b) May from time to time recommend to the Cabinet Secretary responsible for education a visitation of the University.

c) May from time to time give advice to Council which the Chancellor considers necessary for the betterment of the University.

d) Shall enjoy such powers and privileges and perform such other functions as may be provided for in the Charter.


Nominees will be subjected to the due selection process as per the Universities’ Act, No. 42 of 2012, the Moi University Charter and Statutes.


A person shall only be appointed as a Chancellor where the person is of high moral character and integrity in accordance with Chapter Six of The Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

The submission of nominations, including the contact details (email and mobile number) and profile (including: educational level, leadership role, resource mobilization capability) of the nominees, should be received on or before Friday, 13th May, 2022, addressed to the undersigned.


The Vice-Chancellor,
Moi University,
P.O. Box 3900-30100,

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