Staff Profiles

Karatina University

Dr. Wangare Gathuthi

Registrar Academic Affairs

Division: Academic Division

Department: Registrar, Academic Affairs

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Area/ Field of specialization: Educational Management, Administration and Planning

Research interests: Educational Communication and Technology


Dr. Wangari Gathuthi is visionary, dedicated Educational professional experienced in working in a fast-paced environment that demands strong organizational, technical and interpersonal skills.  She is also a strategic, principled and accountable leader that upholds values of Integrity, Efficiency, Effectiveness, Quality, Mutual respect, Social Responsibility and Teamwork

She has vast experience in education and training activities.  Currently serves as a Karatina University Registrar in charge of Academic Affairs having served in various senior management positions including Registrar at Management University of Africa (MUA); Chief Manager, Training and Curriculum Development at The Kenya Institute of Management among other positions.

In these positions Dr. Gathuthi has been a member of University Management Board and Secretary to University Senate and its committees charged with Management, development, documentation, and coordinating of programmes.  This includes coordination of University almanac, curriculum development, monitoring, evaluation and coordination of University Academic Secretariat services. Further areas of experience include steering collaborations networks, drafting policy documents, publication of books, papers and presentation in conference seminars and workshop.  The assignments have been undertaken both physically and virtually locally, regionally and internationally