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Academic Planning Unit

The Academic Planning Unit was established in August 2006. It operates in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office. The Unit’s pioneer Acting Director was Dr. A.O.Y. Raji. The current Acting Director is Dr. R.K. Omoloso, assisted by two Planning Officers-Mr. M.B. Taiwo and Mrs. J.A. Afolayan.  The Ag. Director of the Unit is directly responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the Unit.

The Functions of the Academic Planning Unit include:

  • To guide and monitor the University’s activities in accordance with the statutory goals, mission and vision of the University.
  • To ensure the most economical arrangement and operation which guarantee the achievement of high quality in the academic programming of the University.
  • Enrolment Projection and Assessment needs as basis for resource allocation in the University
  • Using information on University academic materials and facilities for planning
  • Preparation of National Universities Commission (NUC) Annual Estimates for the University
  • Annual updating, analysis and interpretation of data for the planning, preparation of the University Budget and subsequent resource allocation within the ambit of the Approved Budget
  • Analyzing and monitoring of resources allocation and utilization within the University
  • Searching/Soliciting for Fellowships, Scholarships, Technical Assistance, External Aids etc for staff to enhance teaching, research and development
  • Determination of adequate staff strength and requirement to guide against any possible excess staffing and its attendant results
  • Sourcing for linkages and collaborations with other Universities/ Institutions/Organizations in order to facilitate interaction across the globe
  • General distribution and administration of the Direct Teaching and Laboratory Cost Allocation to departments and rendering adequate feedback to NUC
  • Preparation of the University Rolling Plans in conjunction with the Physical Planning/Works Unit
  • Preparation of Strategic Plan and ensuring University’s compliance with the provisions of the Plan in its implementation
  • Preparation, implementation and general review of Academic Brief
  • Continuous evaluation of academic programmes, rationalization of courses, merging/splitting of departments/units
  • Participating in University curricular revision and ensuring that University complies with procedures and guidelines on new programme development
  • Interacting with Nigerian University system Management Portal (NUSMAP).
  • Rendering secretarial and academic services for the allocation of Teaching and Research Equipment Grant (TREG), Direct Teaching and Laboratory Cost (DTLC).
  • Analyzing utilization of allocated resources to various aspects of University operation such as academic and material resources (laboratories, classes, offices and other facilities)
  • Coordination of Accreditation and Re-accreditation of academic programmes and ensuring adherence to NUC Minimum Academic Standard (Quality Assurance)
  • Appraisal and processing of requests for affiliation from other tertiary institutions
  • Preparation, computerization and publication of data on students admission, enrolment projections and determination of Full-Time Education (FTE)
  • Preparation of Digest of Statistics
  • Collection, analysis and interpretation of University’s annual and trend statistics for both internal and external consumption
  • Computerization and dissemination of data required as input for planning purposes
  • University Data Bank
  • Liaising with the National Universities Commission on matters concerning the University.

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