The University of Ibadan (UI) is a Nigerian public research university located in the city of Ibadan. The institution began in 1948 as University College Ibadan, one of the University of London’s several colleges. It is Nigeria’s oldest degree-awarding institution, having become an independent university in 1963. The University of Ibadan UI has contributed to Nigeria’s political, industrial, economic, and cultural development through its graduate network. The University of Ibadan has a long and illustrious history, making it one of Africa’s most famous universities.
The University of Ibadan UI is made up of 92 academic departments organized into 17 faculties, namely Arts, Science, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Agriculture, the Social Sciences, Education, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Technology, Law, Public Health, Dentistry, Economics and Management Sciences, Renewable Natural Resources, Environmental Design and Management, and Multidisciplinary Studies. The Faculties of the Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Public Health and Dentistry are organized as a College of Medicine.
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University of Ibadan UI
|Former names||University College Ibadan|
|Motto||“Recte Sapere Fons” (To think straight is the fount of knowledge).|
|Established||1948; 74 years ago|
|Chairman||Nde Joshua Mutka Waklek|
|Chancellor||Saad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto|
|Vice-Chancellor||Professor Adebola Babatunde Ekanola|
|Location||Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria|
University of Ibadan Past and Present Vice-chancellors
The following are the Vice-chancellors at the University of Ibadan UI since 1947;
|Kenneth Mellanby (Principal)||1947–1953|
|J. T. Saunders (Principal)||1953–1956|
|J. H. Parry (Principal)||1956–1960|
|Kenneth Dike (Principal/Vice Chancellor)||1960–1967|
|Thomas Adeoye Lambo||1968–1971|
|Orishejolomi Thomas||December 1972–November 1975|
|Tekena Tamuno||December 1975–November 1979|
|Samson Olajuwon Kokumo Olayide||December 1979–November 1983|
|Ladipo Ayodeji Banjo (acting)||November 1983–November 1984|
|Ladipo Ayodeji Banjo||December 1984–November 1991|
|Allen B. O. O. Oyediran||December 1991–November 1995|
|Oladosu A. Ojengbede (acting)||December 1995–March 1996|
|Omoniyi O. Adewoye||March 1996–September 2000|
|Olufunso O. Olorunsogo (acting)||March 2000–September 2000|
|Ayodele O. Falase||September 2000–March 2004|
|Olufemi Bamiro (acting)||March 2004–November 2005|
|Olufemi Bamiro||December 2005–November 2010|
|Isaac Folorunso Adewole||December 2010–November 2015|
|Abel Idowu Olayinka||December 2015–November 2020|
|Adebola Babatunde Ekanola (acting)||December 2020–present|
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