BY SODIQ LAWAL
Sequel to extension of the tenure of the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Anthony Elujoba, by the Governing Council of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile –Ife, the university has released the calendar for the process of appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor.
The calendar was released on Wednesday by the Secretary of the Council Dr Oladotun Awoyemi . According to the released calendar, the selection process will commence on January 23, 2017 with advertisement of vacancy on January 26, 2017
The advertisements are expected to be placed on national dailies including Guardian, Punch, Tribune, Nation, Vanguard, and Daily Trust. The deadline for the submission of all application will be March 9, 2017.
The special meeting of congregation to elect two representatives on the search team will hold on March 14th while the Senate meeting to elect two representatives on the search team will hold on March 15th, 2017.
Other process are scheduled as flows “March 17, 2017, special meeting of council to elect chairman of the search team, March 20, 2017 search team commences operations, April 20, 2017, search team concludes assignment and forwards its report to the Council”
The council will on May 16, 2017 issue letter of appointment to the Vice Chancellor Designate and will resume duty on July 21, 2017.