Melaku Masresha (PhD)
Institutional Transformation and Good Governance Directorate.
Welcome to the Dire Dawa University Office of Institutional
Transformation and Good Governance web page. Here, we share valuable insights
into our transformative journey, outlining our vision, mission, and the
comprehensive agenda we have set forth to become a distinguished University of
Transformation Agenda of DDU
1. University Mission Reform (Differentiation)
At Dire Dawa
University, we believe in evolving with the changing landscape of education.
Our mission reform focuses on aligning our purpose with contemporary needs,
emphasizing practical applications of knowledge, and fostering a culture of
innovation and research.
2. University Exit Exam
To ensure the academic excellence of our graduates, Dire
Dawa University has introduced a robust exit exam system. This assessment
evaluates the comprehensive understanding of students, preparing them for the
challenges of their respective fields and ensuring that they are well-equipped
for the professional world.
3. University Freedom Reform
Our commitment to
academic freedom is unwavering. The University Freedom Reform seeks to create
an environment that encourages open dialogue, diverse perspectives, and
intellectual curiosity. We believe that freedom is the cornerstone of a vibrant
4. Digital Knowledge Reform
digital era, Dire Dawa University is dedicated to fostering digital literacy
and incorporating cutting-edge technologies into our educational practices. The
Digital Knowledge Reform aims to equip students and faculty with the skills
needed to thrive in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.
5. University Service Reform
We are dedicated to
providing exceptional services to our students, faculty, and the broader community.
The University Service Reform focuses on enhancing the quality and efficiency
of our services, creating an environment where everyone can excel and achieve
6. Programs and Curriculum Reform
Our commitment to
excellence extends to the programs and curriculum we offer. Through continuous
evaluation and improvement, we aim to provide relevant, industry-aligned
education that prepares our students for success in their chosen fields.
7. Structural Organization of Higher Education Institutions
organization reform is geared towards creating a dynamic and responsive
administrative framework. This ensures efficient decision-making processes,
clear communication channels, and effective collaboration among different units
within the university.
II. Dire Dawa University's Good Governance Agendas
1. Establishing a Continuous Good Management Development
We recognize the
importance of good management in achieving our goals. To this end, we are
establishing a continuous development system that adheres to the principles of
good governance. This includes training programs, mentorship initiatives, and
ongoing assessments to enhance managerial skills.
2. Building an Effective Government Service Delivery System
Our commitment to good governance extends to the delivery of
services. By building an effective government service delivery system, we aim
to ensure that our stakeholders experience seamless and efficient services.
This involves streamlining processes, leveraging technology, and maintaining a
focus on transparency and accountability.
At Dire Dawa University, we are on a transformative journey,
guided by the principles of excellence, innovation, and good governance. Join
us in shaping the future of education and creating a positive impact on