President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Professor Doreen Zandile Moyo as the new Vice-Chancellor of Gwanda State University (GSU) with effect from 1 March.
Before her appointment, Prof Moyo was Midlands State University (MSU) Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Academic Affairs).
She is an animal parasitologist and holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Biological Sciences (UZ), Master of Philosophy degree in Veterinary Parasitology and Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Parasitology (UZ).
Prof Moyo joined Midlands State University at its inception in 2000 and has served the University for 21 years in various capacities.
She was the founding Chairperson of the Department of Biological Sciences, Executive Dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies and Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Research and Academic Affairs.
Prof Moyo has published extensively in international refereed journals. She is a peer reviewer of international journals and is also a Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education reviewer.
She has also supervised several Masters and PhD students and is also a PhD thesis examiner.