Nile University Board of Directors is constituted of both National and International members to provide practical quality Higher Education that contribute to socio-economic development of West Nile region, the Country and the wider International Community. Therefore, there is overwhelming support for the University from the local and the International community.

The Board of Directors shall include the International sector to give a well-balanced sector of leadership, reflecting the diversity of the people in Uganda and the International Community with emphasis on the high caliber of the members to provide effective leadership in the University.

The Government of Uganda, particularly the Ministry of Education and Sports, Office of the Prime Minister and the National Council for Higher Education are very supportive.