The Tertiary Education Act (2011) section 3(2), makes provision for The Commission to be administered by a Board consisting of such number of members as may be appointed by the President.
Section 3(3) emphasizes that:
In making the appointments to the Board, the President shall have regard to the need to —
- Give sufficient representation to tertiary education institutions;
- Include persons who by their position, public standing, knowledge and experience would be capable of making a significant contribution to the work of the Commission; and
- Ensure that full-time employees of tertiary education institutions do not constitute a majority of the members of the Board.