Prof. Olusola Isaac Fajana
The new NUL Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olusola Isaac Fajana assumed duty on 2nd August, 2021. Prof. Fajana is the 10th NUL Vice-Chancellor.
Born and bred in Nigeria, Prof. Fajana holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Relations from the University of Lagos, Nigeria acquired in 1991. He also holds a Master of Science in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the same university in 1985, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria acquired in 1981.
He has a vast teaching experience obtained from a number of Universities. He attained the rank of Full Professor in 2002 and has held positions of Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer at the Joseph Ayo Babalola University from 2011 to 2018. Prof. Fajana was the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration in the University of Lagos from 2006 to 2007 and Head of Department for two terms in the same university.
Prof. Fajana is an acclaimed publisher who is also the current Chairman of the Planning and Implementing Committee of the Proposed Vision University of Ikogbo-Igbesa since 2019. He has been a member of Council of the Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and the Nigeria Industrial Relations Association since 1989. He was recently elected into the Executive Committee of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association, based at the International Labour Office in Geneva.
Overview of the Office of the Vice Chancellor
The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Academic and Administrative Officer of the University and initiates and implements the institutional strategies on all key issues affecting the University. The Vice-Chancellor is thus the chief strategist for the University, coordinating academic, administrative, corporative, financial, human resources and physical plans in the development of the institution.
The Vice-Chancellor provides leadership to Management Team responsible for the academic, financial, administrative, public relations functions of the University and ensures that each performs to the expected level of excellence and promotion of good order throughout the institution.
The Vice Chancellor assisted by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor heads a Management Team made up of the Registrar; the Bursar; Librarian; Director of Students Affairs; and Directors of Human Resources; Legal Services; Communications and Marketing as well as; Information, Communication and Technology.
The technology provision and services (ICT) is under the Vice-Chancellor. The section deals with all planning, development and maintenance of the technology of the university.
The University also has an audit function which is headed by the Chief Internal Auditor. The Chief Internal Auditor reports to the Audit Committee for its work and to the Vice-Chancellor on administrative issues.
The Vice-Chancellor is an ex officio member of the University Council and Chairman of Senate.
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Prof. Olusola Isaac Fajana
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