LANDMARK UNIVERSITY WELCOMES OVER 100 NEW FACULTY AND STAFF WITH INDUCTION CEREMONY

On Wednesday 17th January 2024, Landmark University formally welcomed over 100 new faculty and staff members into its academic community in an induction ceremony held at the university's International Conference Hall. The induction aimed not only to familiarize the newcomers with the unique Landmark University culture but also to outline the institution's expectations and encourage commitment from its newest members. 

The induction, which featured six insightful presentations, was a comprehensive introduction to the ethos and goals of Landmark University focusing on university values, global relevance, administrative protocols, spirituality, and facilities management. The Secretary to the Board of Regents, Pastor (Dr) Daniel Rotimi opened the event with a presentation titled "Driving the Vision, Mission and Core Values of Landmark University." He emphasized the importance of understanding and embracing the university's vision and mission, quoting the Chancellor, Dr. David Oyedepo, who highlighted the necessity of a defined destination in life. The main thrust of Landmark University's vision is to produce highly skilled and productive graduates with a passion for addressing food security solutions in Nigeria and beyond.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kolawole Ajanaku in his presentation on "Espousing World Best Practices in LMU Operation towards Sustaining Global Relevance," underscored the significance of Landmark University's commitment to global standards. He emphasized the dynamic nature of best practices, highlighting the university's dedication to high academic standards, rigorous research, global partnerships, and collaborations. He urged the new members to adopt a global mindset, positioning the institution for success and meaningful global relevance.

The Registrar, Engr Adebayo Ajala followed with a presentation on "Administrative Protocols and Procedures: An Imperative Paradigm Shift." He emphasized the importance of embracing administrative protocols and procedures for the university's pursuit of becoming a leading world-class institution. The presentation aimed to establish a clear understanding of the administrative framework within the university.

The Chaplain, Pastor Abraham John-Oze then took the stage with a spiritual perspective, presenting "Spirituality: The Foundation of our Operation as a University." Drawing from biblical references, he emphasized the irreplaceable nature of a strong foundation, advising the new staff to embrace a quality walk with God for a fulfilling experience in the university. He highlighted the importance of dealing with the flesh, maintaining a positive attitude, and adhering to rules.

The Director of Physical Planning and Development, Arc. John Alade discussed "Sustaining a World-Class University Structures: Embracing Ownership Mentality in the Usage of LMU Facilities." He stressed the significance of ownership mentality in fostering responsibility and care towards university facilities, creating a conducive and sustainable atmosphere for learning.

Finally, the Director of Systems and Information Services, Mr Oluwafemi Folarin wrapped up the induction with a presentation on "Work Smarter: Optimal Usage of LMU ICT Facilities for Excellence Academic/Administrative Service Delivery," focusing on leveraging technology for effective service delivery.

While the induction ceremony ended with a hopeful outlook for the new staff members, the Landmark University community congratulated and extended a warm welcome to them with hope that they will have a good influence on the institution's growth and development. 


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A cross-section of new faculty and staff during the induction programme

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The Secretary to the Landmark University Board of Regents, Pastor (Dr) Daniel Rotimi making his presentation at the induction ceremony for new faculty and staff

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The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kolawole Ajanaku making his presentation at the induction ceremony for new faculty and staff

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The Registrar, Engr Adebayo Ajala making his presentation at the induction ceremony for new faculty and staff

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The Chaplain, Pastor Abraham John-Oze making his presentation at the induction ceremony for new faculty and staff

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The Director of Physical Planning and Development, Arc. John Alade making his presentation at the induction ceremony for new faculty and staff

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The Director of Centre for Systems and Information Services, Mr Oluwafemi Folarin making his presentation at the induction ceremony for new faculty and staff

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Other members of management occupying the front row at the new staff induction ceremony


 

 
 

 

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