New VC for new Imo University

Former dean of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship at the American University of Nigeria (AUN): Linus Osuagwu has been appointed pioneer Vice Chancellor for Eastern Palm University owned by the Imo State Government of Nigeria, licensed by the National Universities Commission (NUC) of as the 42nd state-owned university in Nigeria.

As a respected professor of the academia, his appointment has been approved by the Governor of Imo Sate and Visitor to the university, Rochas Okorocha.

He’s held several academic and administrative positions, including the Dean of School of Business and Entrepreneurship at the American University of Nigeria; Chair of University-wide Promotions Committee at the American University of Nigeria; pioneer Professor of Marketing at Covenant University; and pioneer Head of Department of Business Administration & Management Technology at the Lagos State University, among others. That’s more than enough accolades if you ask me; as he’s also assessed candidates for professorial positions in many Nigerian universities, in addition to serving as external examiner for PhD programmes in many African universities.

Married to Caroline, with two children, Francis and Oluchi; Mr Osuagwu spends his leisure playing football and listening to jazz and Christian music. He did  join AUN in 2008 as professor of marketing. He received his Bachelor of Science Technology (B.Sc. Tech.) degree, Second Class Upper Division, in Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology Owerri and Master of Science (M.Sc.) and PhD in Business Administration/Marketing (with distinction) from the University of Lagos.

Congratulations me must say. 💃

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