Reverend Stephen Mbugua is the new vice chancellor of Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA).
Rev. Mbugua was appointed by the CUEA Council and his appointment announced by the chancellor of the university Berhaneyesus D. Cardinal Souraphiel, Archbishop of Addis Ababa.
Mr Mbugua, who is from the Nakuru Catholic Diocese, takes over from Professor Justus Mbae, whose term ends in September, having served the university since May 5, 2016.
The new vice chancellor will assume office on October 1, 2018 in keeping with the university’s tradition of giving a two-month period for effective transition and handover.
Until his appointment, Mr Mbugua was the vice-chancellor of Tangaza University College, which is a constituent college of CUEA.
Proir to working at Tangaza University College, Pro. Mbugua served as the Head of Student Welfare and Student affairs at Egerton University, Njoro campus.