The chairperson of the Busitema University Convocation, Engineer Badru Musinguzi, has been sworn in.
On Friday, Musinguzi took his oath at the university.
Musinguzi was one of Busitema University’s first students when it opened in 2007. He is the chief of ICT in the Ministry of Internal Affairs and holds a Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree.
Musinguzi stated in his address that his tenure will be defined by initiatives that boost Busitema University’s day-to-day general welfare.
“My team and I will be focused on influencing and pushing for collaborations and possibilities that will increase the exposure of Busitema University and, in turn, promote growth initiatives,” he said.
During his time, he plans to focus on five important concerns, according to him: organize alumni to assist create and grow Busitema University’s brand; instill confidence and a can-do attitude in students; and instill confidence and a can-do attitude in students. Improve members’ financial well-being by establishing a strong and active investment club; Create the BU Convocation Foundation to support education by awarding scholarships, and to connect graduates with senior and accomplished alumni for mentorship, jobs, internships, graduate training, partnerships, and other beneficial possibilities.
Musinguzi advised the university’s alumni and staff to “ask not what the university has done for them, but what they can do for the institution,” echoing the words of former US President J.F. Kennedy.
His first responsibility, he said, will be to launch a fundraising campaign that will rely on alumni contributions.
“We realize that this wonderful university has been constructed on the shoulders of our forefathers since its beginnings. Let us work together to increase the visibility of Busitema University from afar,” he urged.
Busitema University (BU) is a Ugandan university. It is one of the country’s eight public universities and degree-granting institutions.
Agricultural sciences, agricultural mechanization, and agribusiness are the core of BU, which was founded in 2007.
He’ll be in office for four years.