US Varsity Appoints ACE Provost As Research Professor | The Precision


… Becomes Honourary Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Prof. Ogen

The Provost, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Professor
Olukoya Ogen has been appointed as Senior Mentoring Scholar and full Professor
of Research by the Southern University, International Center for Information
Technology and Development (ICITD), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of

In the letter of appointment dated 24th
November, 2017, Prof. Ogen is expected to take leadership position in research activities at the
University and be involved in the mentoring of Ph.D students and junior lecturers.
“Looking at your research,
administrative and overall leadership in higher education as well as ICT
implementation in higher education, you fit perfectly into Southern
University’s goal to remain a leading research and teaching institution in the
United States and beyond” the letter reads. Southern University founded in 1880
further expressed her excitement that Professor Ogen will be joining the
Research Centre because ‘‘his pool of experience will be most valuable to us
and to the University community.’’  


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It would be recalled that the Provost after delivering the Keynote Address at the 2017
International Conference on Accounting Information Technology organised by
ICITD, Southern University, was conferred with a Lifetime Achievement Award for
ICT Adoption in Higher Education and also appointed as Honourary
Mayor-President of Baton Rouge by the Mayor of the City of Baton Rouge, the
capital of the State of Louisiana, Her Excellency, Sharon Weston Broome.

The Provost who is currently on a working visit to the
US has so far signed two MoUs on behalf of Adeyemi College of Education with
Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Morgan State University,
Baltimore, Maryland. The MoUs cover the donation of a multi-million naira
e-learning centre,
acquisition of a Remotely Piloted Aerial System (RPAS), training of staff for
Master and Doctoral programmes, staff/student exchange, curriculum development as well as joint collaborative
research endeavours. The institution has already posted the news about Prof
Ogen’s appointment on its website on

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