ONDO STATE BORN NIGERIAN PROFESSOR BECOMES UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS’ FIRST BLACK VC

Posted: September 17, 2012 in Education
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A Nigerian born Professor from Ondo State, Ilesanmi Adesida, a former Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois, USA becomes the University’s first black Vice Chancellor.
The 63 year old professor who is a naturalized American physicist of Nigerian descent, was selected by the Board of Trustees of the University to be the next Vice Chancellor for Academics Affairs and Provost, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a position he assumed in August 2012.
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