Friday, 17 November 2017

LINKAGE PROGRAMMES AND MEMBERSHIP

INTRODUCTION

In its bid to pull back the frontiers of learning and share experiences with reputable institutions, within its short years of existence, the University has taken giant strides in the areas, of fostering collaboration with institutions sharing similar objectives with it at home and abroad. Below is a list of research, teaching and staff exchange linkages that the University currently maintains.

EXTERNAL LINKAGES 

University of Wales, Cardiff, UK  Liverpool Hope University, UK  Rothamsted Research Station Harpenden, UK  University of York, UK  Howard University, Washington DC, USA  Alabama A&M University, USA  Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, Texas  Baylor University, WACO, Texas  Howard Payne University, Brownwood, Texas  Hope Team (St. Paul Baptist Church) Sacramento, California, USA  Southern Hemisphere GIS Training School, Meridianville, AL, USA  Hardin-Simons University, Abilene, Texas  University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, Texas.

LOCAL LINKAGES 

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife  Nigerian Institute for Social and Economic Research  University of Ibadan, Ibadan

The linkage agreements entered into so far were generally for the purposes of capacity building, infrastructural development, manpower in the areas of staff/student exchange, collaborative researches, library and resource materials and other identified areas of mutual benefits between the collaborating partners.

Several members of the academic and non-academic staff of the University have gone on staff exchanges to institutions in the United Kingdom and the USA, while the University, on the basis of reciprocity, has received visiting researchers and scholars from the institutions that its staff visited.The plan is in the pipeline to enter into more linkages with other institutions so that the University can tap from the experiences of reputable institutions worldwide.

LIST OF STAFF WHO BENEFITED FROM THE UNIVERSITY’S FOREIGN LINKAGE PROGRAMMES

(a) United States of America in 2008

(i) Lawale E. A. Registry (ii) Adeleke E. O. Bursary (iii) Ayansina A. D. V. Student Affairs (iv) Kehinde A. L. Department of Agric. Economics & Extension (v) Atoyebi T. A. Department of Sociology (vi) Adeoti Department of Mathematics and Statistics (vii) Lala O. G. Department of CIT

(b) United Kingdom in 2008

(i) Atobatele O. E. Department of Biological Sciences (ii) Amao T. A. General Studies (iii) Ogunlaran O. M. Department of Mathematics & Statistics (iv) Lawal T. E. Animal Science and Fisheries (v) Adeyemi Esther Library (vi) Ademola A. T. Department of Mathematics & Statistics (vii) Adeoye A. Department of Economics

(c) United Kingdom in 2009

(i) Aderemi F. A. Department of Animal Science and Fisheries (ii) Alao A. A. Directorate of Information & Communication (iii) Adeoye S. A. Bursary (iv) Omotoso S. B. Student Affairs (v) Ajaelu C. J. Department of Chemistry & Industrial Chemistry (vi) Ayanbanji T. Department of Biological Sciences (vii) Olasupo S. F. Department of Accounting

In addition to its linkage programme above, the University is also a member of the following foreign and local associations.

FOREIGN ASSOCIATIONS 

African Association of Universities (AAU)  International Association of Universities (IAU)  International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities (IABCU)

LOCAL ASSOCIATIONS 

Association of Vice - Chancellors of Nigerian Universities 
Committee of Vice Chancellors and Registrars of Private Universities of Nigeria