Vice Chancellor Professor Paul Zeleza spoke at the 11th Annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Africa Conference which took place between 8-10 November, 2016 at Fairview Hotel,Nairobi.

The Vice Chancellor was part of a Panel Session, “View from the Top: Addressing Challenges Facing Higher Education and Advancement in Africa”. The other members of the distinguished panel included Professor

John Odhiambo (Vice Chancellor, Strathmore University) and moderator Professor Victor Dugga (Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Federal University Lafia, Nigeria).

The Conference which was themed “Inspire, Dream, Advance! Defining the African route to advancement success”, brought together professionals who work in alumni relations, communications, fundraising and marketing on behalf of educational institutions, to connect with colleagues as well as learn best practices from within Africa and around the globe.

Other USIU-Africa officials who attended the conference included Ambassador Professor Ruthie Rono (DVC - Academic & Student Affairs), Mr. James Ogolla (University Advancement Director), Dr. Amos Njuguna (Associate Dean, Chandaria School of Business) and Eannes Ongus (Fundraising and External Relations).

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is a 42 year-old international professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals to build stronger relationships with their alumni and donors, raise funds for campus projects, produce recruitment materials, market their institutions to prospective students, diversify the profession, and foster public support of education.