To provide high quality education, training, research and complementary services to meet the technological, social and economic needs of individuals and communities in Malawi


A premier provider of tertiary education, adaptive research and outreach in Malawi and the World


Mzuzu University’s management headed by the Vice Chancellor reports to the country’s president. Who is the chancellor of all public universities

 His excellence Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera

His excellence
Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera

President of Malawi and Chancellor of Mzuzu University

Prof. John Saka

Prof. John Saka

Vice Chancellor


Deputy Vice Chancellor

Mr. Antony Sabuni

Mr. Antony Sabuni

Director of Finance

Mr. Felix majawa

Mr. Felix majawa

University Librarian

Mr. Yonamu Ngwira

Mr. Yonamu Ngwira

University Registrar

The University management team also includes the Dean of Students, Deans of Faculty and Director of Centres as follows:

PositionCurrent Officer
Dean of Faculty of Education:Dr Victor Mgomezulu, PhD
Dean of Faculty of Environmental Sciences:Associate Professor Lusayo Mwabumba, PhD 
Dean of Faculty of Health SciencesDr Thokozani Bvumbwe, PhD
Dean of Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management:Dr Lameck Zetu Khonje, PhD
Dean of Faculty of Science, Technology & InnovationDr Michael Zimba, PhD
Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social SciencesDr. Harvey Banda , PhD
Director of ResearchDr Wales Singini, PhD
Director of ICTMr Seyani Nayeja , MSc
Director of Centre for Open and Distance Learning:Ms. Patricia Nothandie Liwambano , M.Ed
Director of Quality Assurance and EnhancementDr. Zizwa Msukuma , PhD
Dean of StudentsMr Fiskani Ngwira, MLIS
Projects and Developments ManagerMrs. Samba-Sarah Kambalame, MBA.

Administrative staff

Senior Assistant Regiatrar (Administration)Mr. James Kwilimbe BA (Pub Admin)
Assistant Registrar (Academic & Student Affairs)Mrs. Mercy Chinula IMEd.ELP, Bsc. HRM
Assistant Registrar (Academic)Mr. Wezi Galera Shaba, MA
Assistant Registrar (Human Resource)Mr. Joseph Chagoma
Assistant Registrar (Administration)Mr. Prince Mpaseakuphe
Financial AccountantMr. Noel Chitha Msowoya
Management AccountantMs. Nellie Yalaukani
Estates Development OfficerMr Ephraim Nyirenda