Directorate of Academic Planning

The Academic Planning Unit (APU), an arm of the Vice Chancellor's Office was one of the foremost Units/Departments established as early as the University. This is as a result of the need to form an accurate data base for planning purposes.

Director Academic Planning

The vision of the Academic Planning Unit is to consciously and systematically enshrine the concept of functional and effective planning into all facets of the University. This involves planning with the plans of various segments of the University in order to accomplish the overall vision, mission and objectives of the University

The major duties of the Academic Planning Unit could be grouped into the following sub-headings
  • Allocation Planning
  • Feedback Planning
  • Process Planning
  • Institutional Research, Statistics and Publication
  • Fellowships, Scholarships and External Aids

The mission of the Academic Planning Unit is to establish an integrated planning mechanism for the accomplishment of the goals and objectives of the University and to instill planning consciousness at all levels in the university so that their activities will be directed towards achieving stated objectives. It is also our mission to ensure that action is preceded by carefully laid down plans for self-sustaining development.

It is the responsibility of the Unit to synthesize all data available in the University for the publication of the University Statistical digest.

Specifically, the Unit's functions are as follows:

  • Planning
  • Preparation of Academic Brief
  • Curriculum Development and Evaluation
  • Preparation of Annual Recurrent Estimates
  • Monitoring of Resource Allocation and Utilization:
  • Accreditation of Degree Programmes
  • Collation and publication of data on Staff and Students
  • Liaison with other Colleges, Schools, Departments and Units
  • Data Base Management
  • Co-ordination of Fellowships, scholarships, linkages, external Aids etc
  • Preparation and Publication of University Statistical Digest