UNIUYO promotes 153 staff to the rank of professor

In its 2023 appraisal year, the University of Uyo (UNIUYO) in Akwa Ibom state promoted 153 Academic Staff members to Professorial positions.

This was proclaimed at the 129th sitting of the University Senate by Prof. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo, Vice Chancellor of UNIUYO, who also announced 23 promotions.

An analysis of the promotions made during the year revealed that, between the 124th and 129th meetings of the University Senate in 2023, 67 people were promoted to Professor and 86 to Associate Professor.

The development captured in statements by Mrs Blossom Okorie, Registrar Secretary to Senate, further emphasised that “In several meetings of the Appointments and Promotions Committees of the University held between 13th and 19th December 2023, more than 700 staff across the Academic, Senior Non-Teaching/Technical and Junior staff categories were promoted.

“The Vice-Chancellor deeply appreciates the positive contributions and efforts of all members of the University Community towards the development of the institution and the various achievements recorded in the year 2023.

“Wishing everyone a blessed and prosperous new year, the Vice Chancellor welcomes all members of staff back to the University as normal activities resume on January 02, 2024. Information on resumption of students will be communicated in due course.”