Executive Secretary

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The Commission (Board of Directors) is composed of the Chairperson who is appointed by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania and members appointed by Minister responsible for Higher Education. The tenure of office for members of the Commission is three years renewable once depending on successful performance. The current Members of the Commission are:-

Committees of the Commission

The Commission operates through the Committee system. Section 9(1)-(2) and Section 9(3) of the Universities Act, Cap. 346 provide for the establishment  of Committees. Each Committee is given roles and functions. Currently we have five(5) Committees namely; Accreditation Committee, Admission Commitee,  Grants Committee,  Audit Committee and Staff Appointment, Disciplinary and Development Committee. The current Members of each Committee are as shown below:-


Accreditation Committee

  1. Prof. Makenya Maboko  - Chairperson
  2. Prof. Paschalis Gerald Ntome Rugarabamu - Member
  3. Prof. Betram Mapunda - Member
  4. Registrar Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council, Ms. Agnes Mtawa - Member
  5. Executive Secretary (NACTVET), Dr. Adolf Rutayuga - Member
  6. Executive Secretary (TCU) - Member
  7. Director of Accreditation (TCU) - Secretary

Admission Commitee

  1. Prof. Lughano Kusiluka - Chairperson
  2.  Prof. Mohamed Makame Haji   - Member
  3. Ms. Aida Juma Maoulid  - Member
  4. Executive Director (HESLB), Mr. Abdulrazak Badru  - Member
  5. Prof. Nelson Boniface  - Member
  6. Executive Secretary (TCU) - Ex- officio Member
  7. Director of Admission Coordination and Database Management (TCU)  - Secretary

Grants Committee

  1. Ms. Aida Juma Maoulid - Chairperson
  2. Dr. Leonard D. Akwilapo - Member
  3. Prof. Alex Makulilo - Member
  4. Director General (TEA), Ms. Bahati Geuzye - Member
  5. Prof. Neema Mori  - Member
  6. Executive Secretary (TCU)  - Ex- officio Member
  7. Director of Corporate Services (TCU) - Secretary

Audit Committee

  1. Prof. Lughano Kusiluka - Chairperson 
  2. Dr. Kennedy Hosea - Member
  3. Prof. Ester Dungumaro - Member
  4. Prof. Godwin Mjema - Member
  5. FCPA. Juma Muhimbi - Member
  6. Executive Secretary (TCU) - Ex-officio Member
  7. Mr. Benard Kongola - Secretary

Staff Appointment, Disciplinary and Development Committee

  1. Dr. Leonard D. Akwilapo - Chairperson
  2. Ms. Neema Joseph Ringo - Member
  3. Ms. Hilda P.N. Kabissa - Member
  4. Dr. Aggrey Mlimuka - Member
  5. Prof. David Mfinanga - Member
  6. Prof. Charles Kihampa - Ex-officio Member
  7. Director of Corporate Services (TCU) - Secretary