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Prof John Robert ikoja odongo reappointed Soroti University Vice Chancellor

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This was posted on tweet handle of soroti University congratulating him upon reappointment.

atweet by soroti University congratulating Prof john Robert ikoja upon his reappointment as Vice Chancellor

Prof john Robert ikoja was born in Soroti, Uganda, circa 1950. He holds the degree of Bachelor of Arts, awarded by Makerere university, the largest and oldest public university in the country.

He also holds the degree of Master of Philosophy in Publishing Studies, obtained from the University of Stirling in Scotland. His degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science, was obtained from the University of Zululand in South Africa.


Ikoja-Odongo has worked in various roles in Makerere University, including as Principal of the College of Computing and Information Sciences,Head of Makerere University Institute of Psycholog and lecturer at the university’s East African School of Library and Information Science.


In August 2012, he was named Vice-Chancellor of the then newly created Soroti University and was named to head the task-force charged with establishing the university . Since 2012,he has been the vice Chancellor until his recent reappointment.

Soroti University also known as SUN, is a public multi-campus university in Uganda. It is one of the nine public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country.it was established on June/23/2015.

below is a photo of how soroti University looks like

Soroti University

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