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Chancellor

The Most Rev Archbishop Dr. Onesphore RWAJE has a Doctorate in Theology in the area of Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena,United States of America. He has an M.A/M.Th.in Theology and Development Studies from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Dr Onesphore RWAJE was elected the first Bishop of the Diocese of Byumba, in August 1991, being consecrated on November 24, 1991. He became Dean of the Province of the Episcopal Church of Rwanda in 1995. He is the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Rwanda and the Bishop of Gasabo Diocese since January 2011. Archbishop Dr Onesphore RWAJE has contributed significantly in the development of the education sector in Rwanda and served as:

  • Chairman of the Organisation of Private High Learning Instiutions-ORIPES(Organisation Rwandaise des Institutions Privées d’Enseignement Supérieur)
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of PIASS (Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • One of Founders of the IPB (Institut Polytechnique de Byumba)
  • Chancellor of Christian University of Rwanda since its accreditation by the Ministry of Education in November 2016.

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