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UNIVERSITIES ACT 2012
IMPLICATION ON UNIVERSITY
LIBRARIES
INTRODUCTION
• The Act of Parliament provides for among
others establishment of:
- Commission for University Education
- U...
DEFINITIONS
• Academic staff: any person appointed to
teach, train or to do research at a university
and any other employe...
COMMISSION FOR UNIVERSITY
EDUCATION
• Promote the objectives of university education
• Promote, set standards and assure r...
STATUTES
• …University Council or Senate may, and where
required by this Act to do so shall make such
statutes and regulat...
UNIVERSITIES MANAGEMENT BOARD
• The day-to-day management of the university
shall vest in the Vice Chancellor who shall be...
UNIVERSITIES FUND
• To provide funds for financing universities
• Funds from government, donors, or any other
source
KENYA UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGES CENTRAL
PLACEMENT SERVICES BOARD
• It is a service and body corporate
• Coordinates the plac...
WAY FORWARD
• Form a sub-committee to study in detail and
make presentation on the impact of the
Universities Act 2012 on ...
END
THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION
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UNIVERSITIES ACT 2012: IMPLICATION ON UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES By Dr. Tanui Tirong

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  1. 1. UNIVERSITIES ACT 2012 IMPLICATION ON UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION • The Act of Parliament provides for among others establishment of: - Commission for University Education - Universities Funding Board - Kenya University and Colleges Central Placement Service Board
  3. 3. DEFINITIONS • Academic staff: any person appointed to teach, train or to do research at a university and any other employee designated as such by the university council • No definition for university librarian
  4. 4. COMMISSION FOR UNIVERSITY EDUCATION • Promote the objectives of university education • Promote, set standards and assure relevance, in the quality of university education • Undertake or cause to be undertaken regular inspections, monitoring and evaluation of universities to ensure compliance with set standards and guidelines • Accredit universities in Kenya • Promote quality research and innovation • The Commission may where it deems appropriate, delegate any of its functions in this section to any suitably qualified person or body
  5. 5. STATUTES • …University Council or Senate may, and where required by this Act to do so shall make such statutes and regulations as it considers appropriate to regulate the affairs of the university • Senate shall be in charge of all academic matters
  6. 6. UNIVERSITIES MANAGEMENT BOARD • The day-to-day management of the university shall vest in the Vice Chancellor who shall be assisted by the Management Board of the university in accordance with provision of the Act and the Charter
  7. 7. UNIVERSITIES FUND • To provide funds for financing universities • Funds from government, donors, or any other source
  8. 8. KENYA UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGES CENTRAL PLACEMENT SERVICES BOARD • It is a service and body corporate • Coordinates the placement of the government sponsored students to universities and colleges • Disseminate information on available programmes, their costs, and areas of study prioritized by government
  9. 9. WAY FORWARD • Form a sub-committee to study in detail and make presentation on the impact of the Universities Act 2012 on libraries • We need to find a common way to influence the individual university statutes to ensure that libraries are prioritised university service
  10. 10. END THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION
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