Passing The Baton At Karatina University
The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Dr. Fred Matiang’i appointed a new University Council with effect from 10th March, 2017. The team led by Dr. John Kobia Ataya took over from the first University Council led by Prof. Charles Okidi which steered the University since 2013. During the farewell luncheon held in honor of the outgoing team, the Chancellor thanked them for their commitment and integrity that saw the University grow significantly in terms of human resources and infrastructure. He urged the incoming team to take advantage of the foundation put in place to steer Karatina University to greater heights.
The outgoing Chairman, on his part, singled out the harmonious working relationship between Council and the University Management led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mucai Muchiri as having contributed greatly to the success of the institution. He urged the incoming team to serve with humility and unity of purpose.
The incoming Chairman promised to lead a united team in completing the ongoing projects and starting new ones as the need may be. He indicated that the greater focus would be on enhancing the quality of both teaching and learning.