DR Vijoo Rattansi appointed Chancellor, University of Nairobi

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Fri, 2013-12-27 13:18


The government has appointed Dr. Vijoo Rattansi (Mrs) as the new Chancellor, University of Nairobi. Dr. Rattansi is the Chairperson of Rattansi Education Trust, Daisy Eye Cancer fund, Trustee to Michael Blundell Trust among other organizations.

Dr. Vijoo has a wide experience in institutional development and conflict mediation in institutions; and experience in fundraising and networking. She also has skills and competences in corporate governance, strategic planning, gender and development. She is fluent in English, Kiswahili and Italian languages. She was awarded honorary doctorate by Moi University in recognition of her efforts in promoting higher education in the country.

The Rattansi family has been involved in supporting education in the country since 1956. Over the last 10 years it has supported higher education to the tune of KES 120 million. The state recognized her efforts in supporting higher education in the country y awarding her the order of the grand warrior (OGW) in 2006.


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Tue, 2019-12-31 13:18
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Vice- chancellor, University of nairobi

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