Saint Monica University Names Dr. Mary Louisa Lum to Lead Student Affairs

Press Release ( - BUEA, Cameroon - Aug 30, 2016 - Saint Monica University (SMU): The American International University today announced that Dr. Mary Louisa Lum has been appointed Associate Vice President of Student Affairs. She will report to the Vice President of Administration and Finance, while supervising the divisions of Career & Alumni Services, Counseling & Disability Issues, and Extra-Curricular Activities including Sports and Music.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Lum to Saint Monica University and we are positive that she invigorate our University community,” said Professor Januarius Jingwa (JJ) Asongu, President and Chief Executive Officer of SMU. “The Office of Student Affairs is critically engaged in all aspects of students’ lives and collaborates with students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and many others in the delivery of key services and support to students and all whom the Office serves.”

According to Dr. Mary Louisa Lum, who holds a PhD in English Literature, “The Office of Student Affairs provides programs and services that support the optimal growth of SMU students, enhance their intellectual, social, cultural and physical development, and complement SMU’s academic excellence by providing opportunities for students to experience education and explore interests beyond the classroom.”

Also serving in the Office of Student Affairs is Mr. Joseph Forsuh Muyamah, Director of Career & Alumni Services. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Management from SMU and a Bachelor of Philosophy. Mr. Muyamah also began studying for a Master in Philosophy before coming to SMU, where he has taught both in the Schools of Arts, Education and Humanities as well as that of Business and Public Policy.

Mr. Roland Tabeta is serving as Director of Counseling & Disability Issues. He is also the University Librarian since last year. He holds a Master of Education in Educational Psychology from SMU.

The Director of Extra-Curricular Activities, which will focus on Sports and Music, will be Mr. Bertrand Bua Nyoh. He holds a Bachelor of Education and is working on his MBA in Human Resource Management. He is charged with building a choir of international standards at SMU and coordinating sporting and other extra-curricular activities at the University.

About Saint Monica University: The American International University

Saint Monica University (SMU) is an American-style non-ecclesiastical Catholic institution, offering career-focused programs that are at the intersection of the liberal arts, science and technology. With headquarters in the United States, it is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, entrepreneurial and professional development of a diverse student population. Saint Monica University Institute of Cameroon is a leading private university in Cameroon. SMU is focused on the student experience and helping our students achieve their educational and career goals, and contributing to a more sustainable society. We offer various certificates and diplomas as well as undergraduate and graduate degrees through the School of Arts, Education, & Humanities (SAEH); School of Business & Public Policy (SBPP); School of Health & Human Services (SHHS); and School of Science, Engineering & Technology (SSET). SMU is accredited in the United Kingdom by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities (ASIC) with Accreditation No: AS22357/0614 and is listed on the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP) with the UK Provider Reference Number (UKPRN): 10048183. SMU is also fully accredited in Cameroon by the National Commission on Private Higher Education at the Ministry of Higher Education (MINESUP) as “Saint Monica University Institute of Cameroon” with the Ordinance of Creation No: E14/0028/MINESUP/SG/DDES and the Ministerial Letter No: 15-09643/L/MINESUP/SG/DDES/ESUP/SDA/MM authorizing SMU to offer over 50 undergraduate and graduate diploma and degree programs. SMU is a member of many international academic organizations including the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), Global Universities In Distance Education (GUIDE), and the Talloires Network. For more information about SMU, visit our website: or write to us at

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