Committee Urges Government to Eliminate Retirement Age for University Lecturers and Chancellors

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The Parliamentary Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation has recommended to the government that it should abolish the current retirement age of 60 for university lecturers and chancellors.

Committee Chairperson Remegio Achia has put forward the argument that retiring university lecturers and chancellors at the age of 60 may not be necessary, as this age can be a peak period of their career usefulness. This suggestion was made during a meeting with various university administrators in Fort Portal.





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