Committed Outreach

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Picture of Ngondi KamatukaNgondi Kamatuka has been director of Educational Opportunity Programs in the School of Education’s Institute of Educational Research and Public Service since completing his doctorate in higher education here in 1987. A native of Namibia, he was active in its liberation movement before coming to Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kan., to take his bachelor’s in education; he completed a master’s at KU in 1983. He is the 2011-12 chair of the board of the Council for Opportunity in Education. Ngondi and his wife have three grown children; his favorite exercise is the Latin-inspired dance/fitness workout Zumba.


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