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Dr. Kevit Desai was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees on September 6, 2017.

Following elections held at a Special Board meeting on 6th September, 2017, Dr. Kevit Desai was elected as Chair of the Board of Trustees. He takes over from Mrs. Carole Wallace who was serving as Interim Chair following the resignation of Mr. Linus Gitahi early this year. Prof. Wayne Frederick was elected as Treasurer and Prof. Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran as Secretary.

Their terms of service as Officers will be as enshrined in the bylaws of the USIU-Africa California Corporation and USIU-Africa Charter.

The Board of Trustees has appointed Ms Carole Kariuki as a Trustee. Her appointment is effective from 6th September, 2017 and is for a period of 3 years.

University Council Appointments

The Board of Trustees has also appointed Ms Patricia Kiwanuka, Dr. Catherine Kyobutungi, Dr. Richard Munang and Mr. John Mudany as members of the University Council. The appointments are effective from 6th September, 2017 and are for a period of 3 years.

The 5 individuals bring a wealth of experience in varied areas ranging from Finance, Investment, Research, Medical, ICT, Public Private Partnerships, Fundraising and Communication and are a welcome addition to the USIU-Africa family.

These appointments were made at a Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees held on 6th September, 2017.