IMIHIGO: ULK ACADEMIC EXECUTIVES SWORN TO EXCELLENCE PERFORMANCE
In front of top authorities, co- workers and subordinates, ULK academic executives swore an oath and signed performance contracts this Monday the 14th January 2012. The function was presided over by the newly appointed Vice Rector Academics, Lecturer OKOKO OSAMBO and gratified with the presence of the Founder and President of ULK Prof. RWIGAMBA BALINDA, The Rector Dr. SEKIBIBI Ezechiel, The Vice Rector Finance Mrs. NYIRASHYIRAMBERE Marie Louise and the Vice Rector Post Graduate Studies Dr. KASAI NDAHIRIWE.
Disclosing the purpose of the event, the Founder and President of ULK Prof. RWIGAMBA BALINDA said that “ imihigo” involves every employee but on the ground that ULK is a learning institutions where teaching is the primary service, it is reasonable to start with academic executives as they form the institution’s backbone. The President emphasized that signing performance was introduced in the framework of achieving the ULK vision whereby the institution drives towards becoming a remarkable university in the heart of Africa. The Managers were invited to bear in their mind that participatory management brings about positive change and improvement.
Deans of Faculties signing the contracts
After a brief presentation of the ULK standards and indicators of performance, the Academic Executives starting with The Deans of Faculties then the heads of Department, swore to comply with the contract and then signed contract to mark their full commitment. Speaking on this function the Rector of ULK congratulated the Deans and Heads of department on having engaged themselves to excellence performance which is achievable not by themselves but by God’s help.