UI VC Race: Governing Board To Shortlist 6 Applicants Out of 18 as Selection Process Begins


The Governing Council has begun the process of selecting the new Vice Chancellor following the tenure expiration of the incubent Vice Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka amidst two petitions written by the two applicants.

18 applicants are supposed to meet with the Governing Council on Tuesday as one of the processes leading up to the emergence of the next Vice Chancellor (UI) of the University of Ibadan (VC).

According to the Nigerian Tribune Newspaper, in what is referred to as an interactive session, each of the 18 candidates is expected to make a 15-minute powerpoint presentation on their agenda and plans for the university if they emerge Vice Chancellor. After which the 6 candidates will be shortlisted for interviewing by the Senate selection board on Wednesday.

On same Wednesday, the selection board is billed to present the report of the interview at council meeting for consideration.

However, council meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday are to be preceded by a meeting today (Monday) where council will address petitions of some contestants as Senate representatives on the Joint Council/Senate selection board for the appointment of the next Vice Chancellor of the university.


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