OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (DEVELOPMENT)
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development) is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for all development matters such as:Exchange and linkage programmes both local and international; Fund raising; Liaising with external agencies and Non-Governmental Organizations; Working with the alumni for the purpose of realizing the goals of the University; Carrying out functions dealing with need-driven research; Any other matters as may be referred to him by the Vice-Chancellor from time to time;
The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development) therefore:Superintends over the Development and Alumni Affairs’ Office which manages specific and general development matters as well as Alumni affairs. Supervises all issues relating to the University Advancement which is being coordinated by the Development and Alumni Affairs’ Office. Works with the University Advancement Board to achieve its mandate. Supervises all issues relating to FUTA Capital Campaign Programmes. Coordinates all linkages and collaborations and the ensuing Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) between the University and other organizations. Works with the Physical Planning Unit in the management of all projects in the University. Inspects and supervises all infrastructural projects to ensure conformity with specifications and delivery according to schedule. Works with the Step-B Project of the University. The Step-B Project is a World Bank Intervention Programme on food security which was instituted courtesy of World Award won by the University as a Centre of Excellence on food security in Africa. Supervises the University’s bulk purchase activities. Monitors campus beautification programmes and all other activities aimed at improving the aesthetic value of the University.