Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and Research)


Prof. John N. Ochola is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and Research) at Kabarak University. He holds Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Higher Education Administration as well as Master of Library Science (MLS) from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA.

He earned his Bachelor of Theology degree from Kenya Highlands Bible College (now Kenya Highlands Evangelical University), Kericho, Kenya. His area of research is in higher education administration.

After postgraduate studies and prior to joining Kabarak University, Prof. Ochola was the Director of Collection Development for the University Libraries and Associate Director of African Studies, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA. Thereafter, he served as the Academic Dean at Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology, now Africa International University, Nairobi, Kenya.

Besides his core responsibilities at Kabarak University, Prof. Ochola is also currently serving as the Chairman of the University Council of Kenya Highlands Evangelical University and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Moffat Bible College, Kijabe Kenya.

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance)


Prof. Ronald Kiprop Chepkilot serves as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Administration and Finance at Kabarak University. He has 25 years working experience in public and private universities in senior administrative and teaching positions.  He has also served in Central Government as an Administrative Officer.

He is currently a Professor of Human Resource Management at Kabarak Univesity. He holds a Doctorate  Degree in Human Resource Management from Nelson Mandela University, South Africa, a  Masters degree in Training & Development from University of Manchester U.K and Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Nairobi. He also holds a certificate in Management of Higher Education Institutions from Galilee International Management Institute in Israel.  He has published thirty three (33) articles in refereed journals and three (3) books on Human Resource Management. His main area of research is in performance management. He  was elected the Chairman of IHRM Nakuru Chapter and served from  May 2014 to April 2016.

He  has been a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management since 2009. He is also a member of the Human Resource Management Professional Examination Board.