Former Makerere University Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof. William Bazeyo has been appointed to Busitema University Council. The appointment was confirmed by First Lady and Minister for Education and Sports, Janet Museveni.
Professor William Bazeyo had in May, 2021 received the honorary Doctor of Science degree of Tufts University during the institution’s 165th All-University Ceremony.
From September 2017 until October 2020, Prof Bazeyo was the deputy vice chancellor in charge of finance and administration at Makerere University. During the preceding eight years, he was the dean of the Makerere University School of Public Health.
His appointment was announced by Prof. Paul Waako, the second vice-chancellor of Busitema University.
“Bazeyo replaces Prof. Elly Sabiiti who stepped down last year in June to take up a position of Prof at the faculty of Natural Resources,” Prof Waako stated.
The University Council is the supreme policy formulation organ of the university. Council is also responsible for the overall administration of the university and ensuring the due implementation of the objects and functions of the university.
The Makerere Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe congratulated him and wished him the best and to keep rising the Makerere flag higher.
“The University fraternity wishes you all the best and we are proud of your hard work for the years we have been working with you. May God bless you and protect you as a new career is set for you,” Prof. Nawangwe said.