The University Council:
a. employs staff;
b. approves the statutes of the University and cause them to be published in the Kenya Gazette;
c. approves the policies of the University;
d. approves the budget;
e. in the case of a public University, recommends for appointment of  the Vice-Chancellors and Principals of constituent   colleges through a competitive process; and
f. undertakes other functions set out under the Universities Act 2012 and the Charter.
UoN Council membership:
Prof. Julia Ojiambo – Chairperson of Council
Ms. Flora Mtuweta
Mr. Mighulo Mghanga
Dr. Jocelyn Marie Rarieya
Mr. Hassan Abdi Mohamud
Mr. Isaac Chebon Kiprop
Mr. Samuel Kiiru - Representative of the Principal Secretaries for National Treasury
Dr. Kevit Desai - Representative of the Ministry of Education
The University Council's Contacts:
Contact Person: Mr. Peter Muturi - Ag. Registrar, Administration
Physical Address: Main Campus, Administration Block
Postal Address: P.O Box 30197 NAIROBI, 00100, G.P.O
Telephone Number: +254 02 491 0000
Chairperson of Council
Prof. Julia Ojiambo, PhD, CBS, EBS, MBS
The Chairperson of the University of Nairobi Council is Prof. Julia Ojiambo, PhD, CBS, EBS, MBS.
The Chairperson presides over all the meetings of the Council of the Univeristy of Nairobi.
The Chairperson is an ex-officio member of every committe of Council.