Office of the Vice President for College of Open and Distance Learning 

The Vice President of CODL shall be appointed by and accountable to the President of St. Mary's University (SMU). The Vice President shall have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Look after all distance education programs including the implementation and improvement of the academic calendar and the activities of the College;
  • Look after the research activities of the College;
  • Plan the resources needed for the College and submit the plan to the concerned body and execute it upon approval;
  • Evaluate all requests from the various Offices, Sections. Units, Departments and Centers of CODL and submit them to the President of the University;
  • Work in different distance education committees as a chairperson or a member;
  • Represent the President when delegated;
  • Ensure that the employment, promotion and termination of CODL’s staff is carried out according to the rules and regulations set by the University;
  • Supervise the implementation of the decisions of CODL’s Council and the President of the University; and 
  • Perform all other duties assigned to him/her by the President, and/or the Management of the University.


Green Campus

Phone: +251-11- 552 8354

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P. O. Box: 1211/18490

Addis Ababa