Mission: To generate and disseminate significant geographical knowledge and offer exemplary education to our students in order to contribute to national and global development
Vision: To be a world class center of excellence in quality teaching, independent research and dissemination of geographical knowledge.
i. Provide 100% teaching and examination services every semester
ii. Promote research that is relevant to society and the discipline of Geography
iii. Develop and revise academic programme to meet societal needs.
Strategies to Achieve Quality Objectives
Objective 1: Provide 100% teaching and examination services every semester
This shall be achieved through the implementation of Egerton University Quality Management System. The specific activities are:
a. Submission of course outlines within the first two weeks of the semester
b. Monitoring of class attendance through filling of class attendance forms
c. Monitoring of course coverage
d. Planning and implementation of academic field visit – inclusive of submission of field reports
e. Administering CATs within the University stipulated calendar and returning the marked CAT papers to students before sitting for the final examinations
f. Timely submission of moderated examination papers to the Director, Examination and Time- Tabling.
g. Timely entry of marks in Academic Record Management System (ARMS)
Objective 2: Promote research that is relevant to the nation and the discipline of Geography
i. Research mentoring
ii. Research seminars and workshops
iii. Individual and joint research proposal submission to funding agencies
iv. Regular research seminars
v. Recommendation/approval of scholarships and international linkages
Objective 3: Develop and revise academic programme to meet societal needs.
i. Establish a departmental curriculum Review committee
ii. Provide a working environment for curriculum review to a departmental curriculum committee.
iii. Promote visiting fellowship (in and out of the department) aimed at contributing to curriculum development
iv. Regularly participate in self-assessment of the department’s academic programmes