The University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, has stated its reasons for appointing a former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekwremadu as a Visiting Professor of Corporte Governance and International linkages at the UK-based institution.
Lincoln university’s reasons for the appointment were contained in letter personally signed by Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Andrew Hunter dated May 26, 2022, sighted by CAMPUS GIST.
The letter by Professor Hunter was presented by Head of International, Lincoln Business School, Professor David Rugara, on behalf of the Pro-Chancellor of the School, Dr. Craig Marsh.
It reads: “I am delighted to inform you, on the recommendation of the Lincoln International Business School, that the Professorial Committee has agreed to confer on you the title of Visiting Professor of Corporate Governance and International Linkages from May 2022 to May 2025.
“A Visiting Professorship is one which is awarded to distinguished individual of recognised academic and/or professional standing, whose association with a department of the university will support its academic endeavor and provide the highest source of advice and wise counsel in that discipline.
“I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our academic community and thank you for your willingness to be associated with the University of Lincoln”.
While accepting the appointment, Ekweremadu said he saw the appointment as a “to render any service in the educational sector is a call to serve humanity and I am always highly appreciative of it.”
He said he was proud to be associated with the academic pedigree and core concept of the University of Lincoln and pledged to go to work in earnest.
This is not the first time Ekweremadu is getting such nternational academic honor. In 2018, he was appointed a Professor and Mentoring Scholar of E-Governance and Strategic Government Studies by the Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.