The president has appointed Professor Edward RugumayoBitanyaine as chancellor of Mountains of the Moon public university.
According to a statement issued by the university secretary Dr. Edmond Kabagambe, Professor Rugumayo has been appointed to serve as the university chancellor for a four-year term of office.
Professor Rugumayo’s appointment follows the recommendation of the University council, based on section 30(1) of the universities and tertiary institutions Act, 2001 (as amended). A co-founder of the institution, Prof. Rugumayo’s appointment comes two months after the university was taken over by the government as a public institution. END