Dr. Francis Mkandawire.

Dr. Francis Mkandawire.
President University Of Lilongwe, Council Member

Ph.D Assistant Professor...

Dr Francis Robert Gweleweta Mkandawire, Assistant Professor, is currently the University of Lilongwe President. He is an accomplished scholar, experienced academician with more than 30 years in the academia. Dr. Mkandawire has been instrumental in the establishment of various educational institutions and educational programs. He served as a Coordinator of the Network for Educational Innovation and Development in Africa, Adjunct Lecturer in Human Rights, Malawi Parliamentary Training Programme (Chancellor College/Malawi Parliament).He is also a visiting Lecturer in Business Ethics, Operations Management, International Trade, Business Research Methods ,Marketing, Entrepreneurship at Columbia Commonwealth University, an Adjunct Lecturer, Business Ethics at Exploits University).

Dr.F.RMkandawire has also served as the Vice President, Columbia Commonwealth University/Malawi.He has served as a member of the Board of Governors of Kamuzu Academy and Founding Trustee of Tukombo Girls Secondary School.

From 1990-1991 he served as an Alternate Member 0f the Board of the International Bureau of Education (IBE).From 2002 until 2016,he worked as the Executive Secretary of Malawi Commission for UNESCO. Other major achievements include receiving an award for Outstanding National Coordinator for UNESCO Associated Schools Project in Africa in 1996.In 1997 he received an award for Outstanding UNESCO Associated Schools Network National Coordinator and in 2016 he was given the title for Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Columbia Commonwealth University (CCWUM).

He also contributed a section on “Malawi Education System”, International Encyclopaedia of Education, Mallory.