Academic Senate

The Senate is the supreme organ responsible for academic affairs, research and education within INES-RUHENGERI.

The Senate is made up of the following members:

  • The Rector, the Chairperson
  • The Vice – Rectors of the Institution of whom the Academic Vice – Rector is the Vice-Chairperson and Reporter
  • The Deans of Faculties and Directors of Specialized Centers of the Institution
  • An ordinary lecturer per Faculty or Centre of the Institution elected by his/her peers
  • The Heads of Departments
  • A Professor from Faculty or Centre of the Institution elected by his/her peers
  • The Director of the Institution’s Library
  • The student in charge of Academic Affairs in the Students’ General Association
  • A student per Faculty or Centre of the Institution elected by his/her peers.

The responsibilities of the Senate are the following:

  • Devising strategies, programs, academic and research calendars and submitting them to the Board of Directors for approval before their implementation
  • Devising strategies and programs for an adequate education to Rwandan citizens.
  • Devising academic regulations governing admission and teaching conditions, conduct, examinations, degrees and certificates delivered by the Institution and submitting them to the Board of Directors for approval.
  • Appreciating the decisions concerning examinations or other tests and submitting them to the Board of Directors for approval
  • Making and submitting to the Board of Directors   proposals on recruitment, promotion and, where necessary, penalties to impose on lecturers and researchers
  • Making and submitting to the Board of Directors proposals on salaries and privileges of the academic and research staff of the Private Institutions of Higher learning
  • Directing and monitoring academic, research and education activities within Faculties, Departments and Centers of the Institution of Higher learning
  • Making and submitting to the Board of Directors proposals on the creation, reduction, change, cancellation or the merging of Faculties, Departments and the Institution’s Specialized Centres,
  • Preparing and submitting to the Board of Directors an annual report on all the academic, research and education activities in RUHENGERI Institute of Higher Learning