Prof. Benedict Mwavu Mutua is the new Vice-Chancellor. This was announced on Friday by the Education Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Ezekiel Machogu. Prof. Mutua will take over from Prof. Paul Shiundu, who has been holding the position on Acting capacity since May 15, 2023 following the retirement of the founding vice-chancellor, Prof. Francis Aduol. The new VC is a Professor of Water Resources, Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering. Prior to his appointment, he was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Planning, Partnerships, Research and Innovation) at Kibabii University. Prof. Mutua holds a PhD in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering from the Universität für Bodenkultur (BOKU) Wien University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria.