University College Nairobi registrar papers

Scope and Content

Includes University College Nairobi calendar, 1965-6, annual report 1964-5; correspondence about proposed visit by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (1962); Uganda government views on the future of the University of East Africa (c1965), Pan Africa, edition of 23 August 1963 including article on appointment of A. J. Hanna; University College Nairobi report of the teaching accommodation and timetable committee (1965 June); list of members of Council, procedure for appointments, terms of service, draft development plan 1965-70, minutes of East Africanisation Committee (1965 July) 1964-5. Also includes off-print of article by Rowland Eustace, "The criteria of staff selection - do they really exist?" (Studies in Higher Education, 1988). Also includes University Administration in a Period of Expansion (edited Michael Shattock, British Council, 1970) including article by Rowland Eustace.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rowland Eustace was Registrar of the University College, Nairobi from 1962-5, having been seconded from Senate House, London University. He had worked there in the Registry under Carr Saunders for ten years and was Secretary to the Senate Committee on Colleges Overseas in Special Relation. His remit was to oversee the Africanisation of the College, and its transfer to full University status. He had earlier been on Carr Saunder's tour of Africa which produced a report on the future of tertiary education in the former colonies.

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