In what seems as an aim to cut down costs, the institution has decided to merge its campuses and gone ahead to halt any hiring exercises. According to the management, Moi University is focused on providing world class education and to achieve this, expenditure on salaries will have to be cut down. Currently the institution has more than 3,000 workers both from administrative and academic.
Confirming the exercise was the institution’s vice chancellor Prof Kosgey who said in a bid to save the institution will no longer be hiring. He went on to reveal the halting of any hiring in the past three months has saved the institution a total of Ksh. 20M. Its campuses namely those in kesses and Uasin Gishu county has already stopped replacing employees wo are going for retirement.
“we are working on rationalization and improving efficiency . By the close of the year we would have saved close to Ksh.250M. Even as we continue to make savings, we want to reduce all operational burdens especially those not related to the core of the university, Said the Professor’’
Currently, campuses in Kericho and Nakuru have been shut down and the institution is also aiming to close down those in Mombasa, Kitale and Odera Akango. All campuses In Eldoret will all be under one roof according to the professor.