History was made on March 21, 2019 as the Governing Council of Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) Okitipupa appointed Prof. Francis Igbasan its first Deputy Vice Chancellor. The Council approved the appointment during its 33rd regular meeting held that day. Prof. Igbasan, a seasoned administrator and University Teacher of many years’ experience, had equally held several political appointments in the State. The new DVC has served as a member of the Ondo State Policy Planning and Implementation Committee, Commissioner, Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC) as well as Chairman, Ondo State Scholarship Board and Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) respectively. Prof. Igbasan has published several papers in international academic journals and has over fifty (50) published researched papers to his credit. He is equally an examiner for both post graduate and undergraduate programmes in several Universities across Nigeria. The new DVC who obtained his doctoral degree in Animal Nutrition from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada is also a beneficiary of the prestigious Alexander Von Humboldt and Foundation Research Fellowship Germany between March 1999 and December 2000 The reputable University don who hails from Ode-Irele Local Government of Ondo State is a member of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN) and Nigeria Institute of Animal Science (NIAS). Until his appointment, Prof. Igbasan was the Director of Academic Planning and Quality Assurance Programme in the University. He is happily married and blessed with children. In a related development, the Vice-Chancellor has equally approved the appointment of Prof. Olakunle Teniola as the new Director of Academic Planning and Quality Assurance with immediate effect. Prof Teniola was the immediate past Dean of Faculty of Science in the University.
Ondo State Governor, Arakurin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has tasked the Management of Rehoboth Centre for Advanced Technology to ensure a working and mutually productive partnership with OSUSTECH.
History was made on March 21, 2019 as the Governing Council of Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) Okitipupa appointed Prof. Francis Igbasan its first Deputy Vice Chancellor.
Academic and non-teaching staff in the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa have been advised to always relate well with the students of the Institution.