The Senate is the highest decision making body having roles and responsibilities spelt out in the university legislation and with the mandate given to its Standing Committees, which deliberate on and propose key issues to the Senate. Members of the Senate include the President, Vice Presidents, Faculty Deans, Directors, staff and student union representatives.  

The President is empowered by the Senate of the University to manage, administer, and direct the affairs of the institution in areas of property, revenue, expenditure, business and other matters within the context of duties according to him/her. Every academic department is empowered to decide on its budget and propose new programs to their respective academic commissions, which in turn present their request to the Senate through the pertinent standing committee.