Higher education plays a pivotal role in imparting in-depth knowledge and understanding so as to advance the students new frontiers of knowledge. It is a stage for the production of qualified human power, and is a forum for training for a research career. Also, it is viewed as a matter of extending life chances.
In its aspiration to be one of the leading national universities and to be recognized internationally in providing quality education, problem solving research outputs and need driven community services Madda Walabu University has been conducting multifaceted activities in the academic year of 2014/15. The University as one of the higher education institutions of the country is working to contribute to the sustainable socio-economic development of Ethiopia. This year the university has thus brought an end to the last five year strategic plan which coincided with the accomplishment of the country’s first growth and transformation plan.
In the just ending academic year the university launched its performance by evaluating the previous accomplishments and short comings. Based on this the annual plan have been thoroughly discussed and approved by the university community. To facilitate the smooth accomplishments of its activities the university has conducted various trainings on national polices and strategies as well as good governance and university reform agendas. Through these trainings the university community i.e. students, academic and administration support staff have acquired valuable knowledge and understanding which will also help them to carry out their day to day activities. Hand in hand with these, different reform tools such as establishing education development army or cooperative learning, launching and imbedding of Bsc and kaizen were conducted to materialize good governance and provide quality education.