The Organisational Structure
Deans of the respective Schools will be responsible for their academic staff members. In addition, the Schools are supported by other academic and administrative departments.
The Chief Operating Officer will oversee the various departments responsible for finance, human resources, regional office management, IT services, marketing, communications, general services and administration, and PACE.
The role and functions of the Centre for Professional Development and Continuing Education (PACE) are managed by the Chief Operating Officer working in cooperation with the four Schools. The Centre will focus on two important components of adult education - professional development and continuing education. It hopes to provide working adults with a range of short-term professional development courses conceived with current industry and commercial input.
The Vice Chancellor is the chief executive and academic officer of the University. It is the duty of the Vice Chancellor to ensure that the provisions of the University's constitution and its regulations are observed, and he is conferred the powers necessary for this purpose.
The Vice Chancellor shall, subject to the provisions of the constitution, exercise general supervision over the arrangements for instruction, research, finance, administration, welfare and discipline in the University, and may also exercise such other powers as may be conferred upon him by the constitution and regulations.
The Vice Chancellor is supported by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), who is in charge of both open distance learning (ODL) and on-campus learning (OCL) full-time studies, and the Chief Operating Officer, who is responsible for the operations of the University.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), who is also the Acting Director of the Centre for Graduate Studies, will work with the Deans of four Schools (namely the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Business and Administration, School of Science and Technology, and the School of Education, Languages and Communications) and the Centre for Professional Development and Continuing Education (PACE).