The Vice-chancellor of Thomas Adewumi University, Prof Francisca Oladipo has formally inaugurated a management committee for the new administration on Monday morning. The inauguration of the committee which took place at the senate chamber marks one week after the commencement of the new administration and was chaired by the vice-chancellor and members of the newly inaugurated committee.
TAU has ranked 173 from the previous 252 position in the just published 2022.2.Beta edition of the webometrics ranking.
On behalf of his Imperial Majesty, OBA (DR.) Fredrick Adegunle Aroloye. (JP) OFR, Arubiefin IV, the OWA and paramount ruler of IDANRE kingdom and the 45th OWA Coronation Anniversary Committee, I heartily congratulate you on your appointment as the 2nd Vice-Chancellor of Thomas Adewumi University, Oko, Kwara State.
The Vice-chancellor met with Thomas Adewumi University Students at the college auditorium. During the meeting, she reaffirmed her commitment to their overall welfare. She encouraged them to be vocal about their challenges and feel free to make them known to her directly. Professor Francisca Oladipo reminded the students that she'll always be willing to address their challenges as pioneer students.
A virtual meeting was held in the early hours of this morning, involving principal officers of Thomas Adewumi University and Abiodun Idris Oladipo of Agile Towers. Idris has a track record of being at the forefront of activating e-learning in Nigeria unity schools during the covid-19 pandemic. He successfully led the team that ensured learning didn’t stop for students of the Nigerian unity schools due to the strike of covid-19 in 2020.
Dr. Jide Olorunmola was made the chairman of the committee, reviewing the handover documents and notes from the past administration to the current one.
Thomas Adewumi University Academicians went on a voyage of learning today. All academic giants and early-career lecturers of the institution attended a virtual training hosted by Dr. Victor Odumuyiwa (chairman, Association of MIT trained African University Lecturers) & moderated by Dr. David Etor (Dept. Of Elect/Electronics Engineering, University of Jos). The training was centered on "Peer Instruction" as a proven effective way of teaching by Harvard's Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Eric Mazur.
The Vice-chancellor in a meeting with the members of the three faculties, which are the faculty of health and medical sciences, the faculty of management and social sciences, and the faculty of computing and applied sciences, currently running in Thomas Adewumi University. The Vice-chancellor stated that the purpose of the meeting was to familiarise herself with all members of staff of each of these faculties.
For an update on work done so far in every department and unit of Thomas Adewumi university to the vice-chancellor, a meeting took place in the early hours of Tuesday, 4th August 2022. After the presentation by the heads of departments and units, the new vice-chancellor and registrar made their comments and recommendations afterward.
Professor Francisca Oladipo executed her first assignment as Vice-chancellor of Thomas Adewumi University on the day the inauguration took place. She ensured the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Federal University of Lokoja and Thomas Adewumi University.