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The Vice-Chancellor of Bishop Stuart University is the chief academic, financial, administrative officer and an accounting officer of the University appointed by the Chancellor on the recommendation of the University Council to serve for a period of five (5) years and is eligible for re-appointment for another term based on performance, on such terms and conditions as may be determined by the University Council.

Prof. Maud Kamatenesi Mugisha (PhD) Vice Chancellor
Prof. Maud Kamatenesi Mugisha (Ph.D.) University Vice-Chancellor

On May 1, 2014, Prof. Maud Kamatenesi Mugisha (Ph.D.) received instruments of appointment as the Vice-Chancellor Bishop Stuart University from the University ChancellorThe Rt. Rev. Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa Bishop of Ankole Diocese.

Prof. Maud Kamatenesi Mugisha is a Professor of Ethnomedicine and Ethnopharmacology. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Ethnobotany and Bioprospecting, Masters Degree in Environment and Natural Resources Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons.) [Botany & Zoology] from Makerere University.

She is the Chairperson of Bishop Stuart University Senate, Bishop Stuart University Senior Management, Secretary to Bishop Stuart University Board of Trustees and a member of Bishop Stuart University Council, Uganda Vice-Chancellors Forum, Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), Natural Products Network for East and Central Africa (NAPRECA), Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), African Centres of Excellence (ACE II), Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS), NARO Research Group, Third World Organisation for Women in Sciences (TWOWS), Technical Advisory Committee of the Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine Network, Ministry of Health, Uganda, Plants Working group Technical Committee to develop guidelines for the conservation of medicinal plants, NATURE-Uganda NGO, Uganda Wildlife Society, Uganda Network for Ethno Biologists and Ethno- Ecologists (UGANEB), Uganda Red Cross Society, Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) among others.

She has served as Dean School of Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences (2011 to May 2014), Deputy Dean Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Science (May 2010 – Jan 2011), Makerere University, Head of Fisheries Extension Education and Administration, Fisheries Training Institute (FTI), Entebbe among others.

Prof. Maud Kamatenesi Mugisha is a passionate researcher who has published in a couple of journals. Full profile

  1. Board of Trustees (Secretary)
  2. University Council (Member)
  3. University Senate (Chairperson)
  4. University Senior Management (Chairperson)

Departments and individuals reporting to the Vice-Chancellor’s Office

  1. Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  2. University Secretary
  3. Academic Registrar
  4. Finance Officer
  5. Director Quality Assurance
  6. Public Relations Office
  7. internal Auditor

Vice-Chancellor

Bishop Stuart University,
Block A, Level 1,
P.O. Box 09 Mbarara, Uganda.
Email: vc@bsu.ac.ug
Tel: 048 5442 2970
Mob: +256 772 438905

Senior Administrative Officer – Mr. Ezra Abaasa Kyakagweza

Bishop Stuart University,
Block A, Level 1,
P.O. Box 09 Mbarara, Uganda.
Email: ekyakagweza@bsu.ac.ug
Mob: +256 700 352938
Mob:+256 782 573556

Administrative Assistant – Ms. Emily Ankunda

Bishop Stuart University,
Block A, Level 1,
P.O. Box 09 Mbarara, Uganda.
Email: eankunda@bsu.ac.ug
Mob: +256 701 969115
Mob:+256 776 969115

Administrative Assistant – Ms. Doreen Atuhaire

Bishop Stuart University,
Block A, Level 1,
P.O. Box 09 Mbarara, Uganda.
Email: datuhaire@bsu.ac.ug
Mob: +256 703 212237
Mob: +256 712 345678

Public Relations Office

Bishop Stuart University,
Block A, Level 1,
P.O. Box 09 Mbarara, Uganda.
Email: pro@bsu.ac.ug | info@bsu.ac.ug
Mob: +256 772 427719
Mob: +256 702 427719
Mob: +256 706 187400
Mob: +256 775 314363

Former Vice-Chancellors

Prof. Enoka Rukare (RIP) - 1st Vice-Chancellor

Prof. Jossy R. Bibangambah

Prof. Jossy R. Bibangambah - 2nd Vice-Chancellor November 2005-2014.

Rev. Dr. Solomon B. Nkesiiga Basabose (RIP)

Rev. Dr. Solomon B. Nkesiiga Basabose (RIP) - Ag. Vice-Chancellor - October 1, 2012