The 28th Annual Conference of the Association of Vice- Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, AVCNU, will take place between November 10th and 14th ,2013 at the Federal University of Technology ,Akure. The theme of this year’s conference according
to the host Vice- Chancellor Professor Adebiyi Gregory Daramola is, ‘’The Nigerian University System and Challenges and the prospects of Globalization’’.
He said erudite scholars, tested professionals and administrators will chart the way forward for tertiary Education in Nigeria during the Conference. Some of the speakers include Professor James Momoh of Howard University ,USA , who will give the keynote address focusing on the theme of the conference, Professor Nimi Briggs, former Vice- Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt , who will speak on Getting our Universities to the top ranks, Professor B.L Fetuga who will address the gathering on the socio economic dimension and the challenges of quality and globalization and Professor Femi Mimiko, Vice -Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, who will speak on the future of the country’s universities.
The Governor of Ondo State , Dr. Olusegun Mimiko is expected to declare the Conference
open on Tuesday ,November 12,2013 . The Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee, Professor Adedayo Fasakin said all the country’s universities and relevant stakeholders in the education and allied sectors are expected to attend the conference. He said the organizers have put all necessary structures in place to ensure a hitch free conference.(Breaking News,Nigerian News,Education)