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Trails in Academic and Administrative Leadership in Kenya.

Author: Waya Michieka
Publisher: CODESRIA, 2016.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Waya Michieka
ISBN: 2869787340 9782869787346
OCLC Number: 988082257
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the Book; About the Author; Abbreviations; Preface; 1. Immersion into University Leadership; 2. Cultural and Religious Foundations; Religious Life; My Early Schooling; Academic Competition; Future Implications; Notes; 3. Foundations for Future Academic and Leadership Pursuits; The Role of Parents; High School Experience; Nurturing; School Detentions; Entertainment; High School and Political Turmoil in the Country; Reflections; Goodbye to Kisii High School; Note; 4. First Job Placement; My Exit from Barclays Bank. The flight to the United States of America5. University Education and the Foundations of Academic Leadership; Community Living at Helyar House, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA; Research on Cockroaches; Field and Laboratory Research; Travels within the USA; Student Life and Entertainment; Graduation Ceremonies and the Deepening of my Intellectual Horizons; Choice of a Guest Speaker; My PhD Defence (Viva); 6. Growth as an Academic Leader and Researcher; Work Environment at IITA; Rifts; Culture, Music and Lifestyles; The Pride of Nigerians; IITA, an Interactive Meeting Centre, Ibadan, Nigeria. Relocation into Academic ProgressionMy Preparations for Departure; Academic Life and Leadership at the University of Nairobi; Student Training; My Inaugural Lecture; Notes; References; 7. The Triple Balancing Act: Academics, Family and University Administration; An Attempted Coup d'État; A Risky Trip to the University Dispensary; Family Responsibilities; My Role as a Vice-Chancellor; Reflections; 8. Engagements with Academic Leadership at the Grassroots; Departmental Chair; My Agenda; Director, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Board. My First Book: Weeds of East Africa (Magugu ya Afrika Mashariki), 19879. A Surprise Appointment to the Office of Deputy College Principal; My Immediate Concerns; The Office of Deputy Principal; The Principal; 10. Elevation of the University College into a University; Academic Programmes; Preparation for the Instruments of Power; A Full-fledged University; Building an Institution; The Role of the Japanese International Co-operation Agency (JICA); Training and Visits to Japanese Institutions; 11. Tenure as Vice-Chancellor; The Double In-take, the Creation of Colleges and Campuses. The Scramble for CollegesNurturing Staff as Future Managers, the 'crème de la crème'; Reflections; Moi and Mori Meet; Message from the Patron, Prof. Ratemo Waya Michieka --
Annual Meeting 2013; Challenges and Mischiefs from Students; My Reflections; 12. Vice-Chancellorship and Networking for University Development; Chairman of Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI); Kenya Education Network (KENET); Partnerships with African Universities; The Bilateral Agreement Between the Governments of Japan and Kenya; The Offshoot of an Institute; The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA).

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