Prof. RWANYINDO Pierre
Chairman of the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is the supreme administrative organ of the university.
It is composed of the following members:
The Chairperson appointed by the founder of ULK
Three members representing the Founder and President of ULK
The Rector who is the secretary
Three experts in education, science and technology appointed by the Founder and President of ULK
A representative of the administrative and technical staff, elected by his/her colleagues.
A representative of lecturers who is elected by his/her colleagues
Two students of both sexes elected by their colleagues
A private sector representative designated by the Rwandan Federation of the Private Sector upon request by the institution’s Founder
A representative of the Deans of Faculties as elected by colleagues.
Below are the main attributions of the ULK Board of Directors:
Provide points of view and suggestions as concerns higher education policies and strategies and ensure the follow up of their execution in accordance with each higher education institution’s attributions.
To elaborate internal regulations of the institution
To approve the budget
To approve the annual activity plan of the institution and the budget related to it
To adopt the conclusions and decisions submitted by the senate , including the academic awards, recruitment, promotions for lecturers and researchers of higher learning institutions as well as penalties imposed on them when necessary;
To approve the executive board’s decisions in matters of finance management, property and the ULK personnel
To fix scholarship to be paid by each student and costs to invest in general services of ULK
To determine scholarship holders
To approve loans and donations given to ULK
To proceed with a follow up of each activity which allows ULK to fulfill his mission
To approve ULK conventions signed between ULK and other higher learning institutions, research centers and other institutions in general
The Board of Directors meets once in three months as requested by its President or Vice-President in case of the president’s absence while 2/3 of its members are present.
In case of emergency and impossibility of The Board of Directors to sit, the Rector of the institution of higher learning can urgently decide in order that the institution of higher learning fulfils its mission.
In this case, the Rector communicates these decisions in writing to the Board of Directors within 3 working days of the decision. The Board of Directors looks into and decides about theses decisions during its next meeting.