The Chancellor is the University’s most senior officer and its ambassador, presiding over degree ceremonies and attending University events. 





Retired medical researcher and veteran politician Dato’ Dr Lim Thuang Seng has assumed the mantle of Pro-Chancellor of WOU. He takes over from Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon, a former Chief Minister of Penang.




Board of Governors

The executive body responsible for the overall management of WOU is the Board of Governors. The chair and members of the Board of Governors are appointed by the Board of Directors of Wawasan Education Foundation, the main funding agency for Wawasan Open University.  

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Principal Officers

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The Governance Structure

Wawasan Open University has laid down a comprehensive governance and organisational structure to ensure that it achieves its goal of excellence in all areas.

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The Organisational Structure

The Vice Chancellor is the chief executive and academic officer of the university. It is the duty of the Vice Chancellor to ensure that the provisions of the university's constitution and its regulations are observed, and she is conferred the powers necessary for this purpose.