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COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, IKERE-EKITI

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST


PROFILE OF THE PROVOST- PROFESSOR VICTOR OLUFEMI ADEOLUWA

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Professor Olufemi Victor Adeoluwa was born on the 5th of March, 1965. He is a native of Ado Ekiti. He holds Bachelor's degree in History Education, Master's degree in Educational Technology, a Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction. He started his lectureship at the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti in 1989 and joined the then Ondo State University now Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti in 1990. He rose through the ranks and become a Professor of Educational Technology in 2009 and delivered his inaugural Lecture titled "Learning Problems and the Technology of Education" on the 5th of March, 2013. Professor Adeoluwa has 51 publications to his credit including three which he published in 2018. He has presented two keynote addresses and three lead papers at academic conferences. He has also successfully supervised 17 PhD candidates and 21 Master's degree candidates in the field of Educational Technology, Curriculum Instruction and Social studies. He is also an External Moderator and Examiner to six Colleges of Education and eight Universities including the University of Kwazulu Nata in South Africa for the moderation of Bachelor's, M.Ed, M.Phil and PhD examinations as well as assessment of publication for staff promotion cases. In the university system, Professor Adeoluwa has been a member of more than 77 Boards and Committees, 32 of which he was the chairman. He was the Head of Department four times, Assistant Director of Sandwich programme and also Sub Dean of the Faculty of Education, Ekiti State University. He was appointed the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Development) in 2014 and he held that position for two years during which he acted as Vice Chancellor of the university between September 14 and 29, 2015. As a personal social responsibility project, he planted 150 stock of step tree to create a resort arena on campus. He was also a visiting Professor at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State. Professor Adeoluwa has visited Zambia, Ghana, United Arab Emirate and the United Kingdom. He has received several awards and commendations from bodies within and outside Nigeria. He was appointed the 9th substantive Provost of the College on September 16, 2019 and became the pioneer Vice Chancellor following the upgrading of the College to University of Education, Science and Technology on October 16, 2020.


BRIEF ON THE OFFICE OF THE PROVOST, COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, IKERE-EKITI

The Provost's Office is the fulcrum of administration in the College and it is headed by Professor Victor Olufemi Adeoluwa, the Provost and Chief Executive of the College.

Provost's Office comprises of five (5) units as listed below and each unit is headed by a professional or administrative head.

  • Provost's main office
  • Health Centre
  • Security Unit
  • Audit Unit
  • Academic Planning
  • Physical Planning
  • Public Relations Unit
  • Directorate of Procurement
  • SIWES unit

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