LASU holds quality assurance retreat for staff
The Lagos State University (LASU) on Friday announced that it would hold a two-day quality assurance retreat for its workers to promote quality and excellence in teaching, research and service delivery.
This is contained in the university’s official bulletin obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
The bulletin said the retreat had been scheduled to hold at the main campus of the university at Ojo, near Lagos from Feb. 9 to Feb. 10.
The bulletin said the theme of the retreat is: “Fostering Community-wide Quality Assurance Culture in Lagos State University for Efficient Service Delivery and Academic Excellence.
“The core business of a world-class university is to deliver quality and excellence on three critical fronts, namely, teaching, research and service delivery.”
The bulletin said the retreat would grant LASU courses and institutional accreditation, in the context of externally controlled accreditation by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
According to the bulletin, the retreat is also geared to giving confidence to the public about the university and enabling consistent, systematic and comprehensive self-evaluation.
It said the keynote speech would be delivered by Dr Biodun Saliu, Director of Quality Assurance of the NUC.
Other speakers and facilitators are: Dr Lawrence Ogugua, Deputy Director, NUC, Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, former Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Peter and Okebukola, former Executive Secretary of the NUC.
Others are Mrs Moji Ladipo, former Registrar, University of Ibadan (UI), Mr Bankole, former Bursar (UI) and Mr Fred Esenwa, former Acting Director of Physical Planning of the NUC.
Also to deliver addresses are Prof. Babajide Elemo, former Dean, Faculty of Science, LASU, Prof. Amidu Sanni, former Dean, Faculty of Arts, LASU, Prof. J.A. Olorunmaiye and Prof. M.T. Ladan, among others.
The Vice-chancellor of LASU, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, urged the university community to allow the vision of the retreat to be a lasting legacy for the Institution.