The partnership between Mount Kenya University and the University of Cincinnati: A case of interdependent academic innovation
To increase the positive impact of higher education in a replicable paradigm of collaboration between Mount Kenya University [MKU] and the University of Cincinnati [UC]. Context UC is an Ohio public university, educating over 40,000 students per year. The US News and World Report ranked UC in Tier One of Best Colleges rankings and number 3 of “Up-and-Coming” National Universities. Its College of Medicine accounts for most of UC's $500,000,000 external funding. MKU is the 2nd largest of Kenya's 52 public and private universities, with 12 campuses, 10 schools, including medicine, and over 40,000 students.