UNN Gets New Vice Chancellor – Professor Charles Igwe.
The Governing Council of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has appointed a new Vice-Chancellor for the university. He is Professor Charles Arinzechukwu Igwe.
Igwe will take over from Professor Benjamin Ozumba whose tenure will expire in June, 2019.
Until his latest appointment, Prof. Igwe was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Administration in UNN. 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.
He is a Professor of Soil Science in the Faculty of Agriculture. He joined the services of the University in 1976 as a Soil Survey Assistant and he became an academic staff of the University in 1991 and rose through the ranks to become a Professor in 2003.
Prof. Igwe 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.