BRIEF HISTORY OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS/ACTIVITIES
Academic activities in the University started with the appointment of the Vice Chancellor in August 1992, together with Principal Officers of the University.
In December 1992, Dr. I.I. Gamba of the Department of Physical and Health Education was appointed as an ad-hoc Chairman of a Committee charged with the responsibility of co-ordinating the curricula of each department in the University. The Committee met over drafts of curricular from the Departments before they finally went to Senate.
On Monday 15th February 1993, three hundred and four (304) pioneering students were matriculated into the three Faculties and sixteen departments of the University. On the 10th February 1993 Professor J.A. Shindi, a professor of Psychology was appointed the pioneering Director of Academic Planning for the University. He was replaced by Professor J.O.I. Ayatshe, a professor of Chemistry in 1999, and currently Professor B. Akpa a professor of Accounting, is the Director of Academic Planning.