Professor Freida Brown to serve as USIU-Africa Vice Chancellor in Interim Capacity

The United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) Council has announced the appointment of former Vice Chancellor Professor Freida Brown to serve as the Interim Vice Chancellor effective August 16, 2021. Speaking when he confirmed the appointment, the University Council Chairman Mr. Kris Ole-Senanu said her appointment is expected to run for…

Kenyan Universities Face Big Challenges Going Digital. But It Can Be Done

As an academic working at a university in Kenya, I’ve witnessed at first hand the massive disruptions to learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation is not unique to Kenya. Universities in neighbouring Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia are similarly affected. Kenya has over 70 universities, 38 of them public and 35 private. Over 500,000 students were…