Professor Oluyemisi Obilade has assumed duty as the new Vice Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education with a list of strategies for achieving the renewed vision forthe University.
In her maiden address titled: TASUED in the Quest for Global Excellence: I Come as a Partner, Prof. Oluyemisi Obilade said she was happy to know that TASUED is blessed with a crop of seasoned lecturers and administrators.
While re-stating her commitment for a better TASUED, Prof. Obilade noted that TASUED must be nurtured to glory “I want this community to know that I have not come as a liquidator or an undertaker, it therefore behoves on all and sundry to join hands together and work to ensure the continued existence of TASUED. It is in this wise that I come as a partner and as a friend”, she added.
She therefore sought the cooperation of members of staff of the University with a view to injecting shared vision and mission, total commitment, endurance, understanding, trust, unalloyed support and spirit of forgiveness among others.
The new Vice Chancellor therefore highlighted her vision for the University, these include building a world-class University with productsthat have global acceptability; a leader in cutting-edge research with prolific researchers publishing in ‘A’-list journals; a centre of excellence in knowledge productionand dissemination and a reference point for best practices; an institution with more than adequate, stable and sustainable financial base; an institution characterised by peace, with good University governance and positive and productive interaction betweenthe town and gown.
Prof. Obilade therefore assured the University community that the institution will be run on the basis of justice, fairness and reward.”Where there is a reward system, there is always room for sanctions, for system maintenance”,she added.
While welcoming the new Vice Chancellor into the University, the Deputy Chancellor, Prof. J.O. Olusanya assured the Vice Chancellor of a peaceful and conducive atmosphere on the cause of her stay at the helms of affairs of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun.
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