The Deputy Provost’s Office is headed by an academic staff of a rank not lesser than a Chief Lecturer.
The broad functions performed by the Deputy Provost and the office include:
Supervision of academic programmes such as:
Dr (Mrs) B.A Adeniji, a Chief Lecturer in the College was appointed as the First female Deputy Provost in the College on the 4th of May, 2012. A native of Ibadan, Oyo State, she had her Secondary School education at the Queen’s School Ibadan 1967-1971, Queen’s School Government College, Ibadan (1971-1973). She taught at the Fiwasaiye Grammar School, Akure between 1973 and 1975. In 1975, she proceeded to Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo where she obtained the Nigeria Certificate in Education (N.C.E) in Physical Education/Biology in the year 1978.
She graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Physical Education and had her Master of Arts in Exercise Physiology (M. A(Ed)from the same University in 1988. She begged her PhD in Exercise Physiology at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan in 1999.
She joined the College in1984 as a part-time lecturer and became a full time lecturer in 1988. Since that time , Dr (Mrs) B.A Adeniji has served the College in various capacities such as Head of Department,( Physical and Health Education Department )1998-2002, Acting Dean, School of Science and Dean from 2002-2006,She was also a Director of the Directorate of Academic Programmes 2008-2010, Dean Students’ Affairs 2010-2012.
Dr.( Mrs.) Adeniji is an erudite scholar. She has published articles in both national and international journals .She belongs to many prestigious professional bodies such as Nigeria Association of Sport, Science and Medicine (NASSM)-member, Nigeria Association of Physical Education, Health, Recreation and Dance (NAPHERD)-member, Teacher’s Registration Council of Nigeria(TRCN) Associate fellow, Institute for Operational Research of Nigeria (INFORN) – member, International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance(ICHPERSD).
Dr.( Mrs.) B.A Adeniji is happily married and blessed with children.