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

 His Excellency Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera

His Excellency
Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera

Chancellor of Mzuzu University

Prof. John Saka

Prof. John Saka


Prof . Wapulumuka Mulwafu

Prof . Wapulumuka Mulwafu

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Mathews Nyirenda

University Finance Officer

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 Foster Lungu, PhD
Dean of Faculty of Environmental Sciences:Mr Isaac Matidza  
Dean of Faculty of Health SciencesAssoc. Prof. Thokozani Bvumbwe, PhD
Dean of Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management:Dr Lameck Zetu Khonje, PhD
Dean of Faculty of Science, Technology & InnovationDr Artz Luwanda, PhD
Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social SciencesAss. Professor Winner Chawinga, PhD
Director of ResearchProf. Wales Singini, PhD
Director of ICT
Director of Centre for Open and Distance Learning:Ms. Patricia Nothale , M.Ed
Dean of StudentsMr Fiskani Ngwira, MLIS
Projects and Developments ManagerMrs. Samba-Sarah Kambalame, MBA.

Administrative staff

Senior 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 (ODeL)Mr. Prince Mpaseakuphe
Assistant Registrar (Public Relations)Mr. Cliff Kawanga, MA, BA
Financial AccountantMr. Noel Chitha Msowoya
Management AccountantMs. Nellie Yalaukani
Estates Development OfficerMr Ephraim Nyirenda