Ministry of higher education and research Decree No. 2013-173 January 25, 2013, Decree No. 2013-173 January 25, 2013, on the establishment of the University of the Sine-Saloum of Kaolack (USSK) report of higher education PRESENTATION and research have become, in a world characterized by an economy based primarily on knowledge, determinants of economic growth, social and cultural revitalization and improvement of the standard of living of the populations.
This function recognized sub-sector led UNESCO to establish the minimum of the need for higher education in a country that aspires to development, in terms of the composition of its student population, at least 2% of the population age access to higher education.
Our country, which has the ambition to become an emerging country is 0.8% while the number of high school graduates increased significantly in recent years. Hence the need to fill this gap, which is a major obstacle to the achievement of this objective.
A reorganization and diversification of training is needed to us.
It is in this framework that the Government of Senegal, in the pursuit of the policy of development of the University card, decided to create the University of Sine-Saloum of Kaolack, thus taking over the Centre of the country area.
Tucked away on the coast at the level of the Centre of economic development of the Centre where the dominant activities will be tourism, farming, agriculture with a rich marine ecosystem, the University will therefore move in agricultural development as well as all sectors linked to this activity.
The University of Sine-Saloum de Kaolack will have four (4) main sites are Kaolack, Fatick and Kaffrine, Diourbel.
Such is the economy of this Decree.
The President of the Republic, pursuant to the Constitution;
Having regard to Act No. 61-33 of 15 June 1961 on the statutes of officials, as amended;
Pursuant to law No. 81-59 of 9 November 1981, concerning the status of teachers in universities, as amended;
Pursuant to law No. 91-22 of 16 February 1991, establishing national Education Policy Act;
Having regard to Act No. 97-17 December 1, 1997, the Labour Code, as amended;
Pursuant to law No. 2002 - 21, amending Act No. 67-45 on July 13, 1967 at the University of Dakar and the creation of the regional academic centers.
Considering Decree No. 2012-427 April 3, 2012, appointing the Prime Minister;
Mindful of Decree No. 2012-1163 of 29 October 2012, concerning the composition of the Government;
Mindful of Decree No. 2012-1223 5 November 2012, on the allocation of services of the State and control of public institutions, societies and corporations with public participation between the Presidency, the Prime Minister's Office and ministries;
Report of the Minister of higher education and research;
Decrees: Chapter I. -Provisions General Article 1. -It is created called University University of Sine-Saloum of Kaolack (USSK) with four (4) main sites are Kaolack, Diourbel, Fatick and Kaffrine.
S. 2 - the USSK has an agricultural vocation with the related trades linked to this activity. It has as main missions:-formation initial and continuous;
-Research Science and technology;
-the strengthening of relations with the socio-economic world through training, research, innovation, the preparation of the student (e) s insertion and entrepreneurship;
-service to the community;
-strengthening the influence of culture and the African values of civilization;
-the internationalisation of education and training.
Chapter II. -Organization and functioning art. 3 - the USSK bodies are:-the Board of Directors;
-the Academic Council;
-the Board of management.
The Organization and functioning of these bodies are fixed by Decree.
S. 4 - the Rector of the University of Sine-Saloum of Kaolack is appointed by decree for a renewable period of three years.
He was chosen among the professors of the universities.
Chapter III. -The financial arrangements art. 5 - Decree n ° 2012-1269 November 8, 2012, covering the financial universities is applicable to the University of Sine-Saloum of Kaolack.
Chapter V. - Provisions various arts. 6. - the Minister of economy and finance, the Minister of town planning and housing, and Minister of higher education and research are responsible, each in relation to the implementation of this Decree which shall be published in the Official Journal.
Made in Dakar, January 25, 2013, by the President of the Republic: Macky SALL Prime Minister Abdoul MBAYE.