University of Nigeria Nsuka (UNN) Gets New Vice-Chancellor
The Governing Council of the University of Nigeria has appointed Professor Charles Arizechukwu Igwe as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria.
According to the report, Professor Igwe will take over from Professor Benjamin Ozumba whose tenure will expire in June, 2019.
Professor Igwe’s appointment was announced on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 by the Pro-Chancellor of the University, Chief Mike Olorunfemi after a transparent selection process by the Governing Council of the University.
This was stated in a press release by the institutions Public Relations Officer, Chief (Dr) Okwun Omeaku
Professor Charles Arinzechukwu Igwe is currently the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration of the University. A Professor of Soil Science in the Faculty of Agriculture. He joined the services of the University in 1976 as a Soil Survey Assistant.
He became an academic staff of the University in 1991 and rose through the ranks to become a Professor in 2003. He was appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) on 28th April 2016 and was reappointed in 2018. He once represented the University’s senate in the Governing Council and had also served as the Director of the university’s Advancement Centre.