The Edwin Clark University, (ECU), Kiagbodo, Delta State is a private University located in Kiagbodo, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State. The mission of the University is the “Nurturing of knowledge targeted towards addressing the developmental challenges of the Niger Delta in particular, and the wider global community as a whole”.
Edwin Clark University, (ECU), Kiagbodo was approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria, through the National Universities Commission (NUC) as the 60th private university in Nigeria on 11th May, 2015. The University owned by the Edwin Kiagbodo Clark Foundation was set up in honour of Chief (Dr) Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, OFR, CON, who is the President of the Foundation. The vision of the University is: “strengthening, expanding and improving educational facilities and methods to enable individuals fully realize their potentials, conserve and increase knowledge and enrich our culture”. The Board of Trustees and Governing Council of the Foundation are made up of eminent Nigerians from the six geo-political zones of the country.
Academic activities commenced on 14th September, 2015 with the admission of 100 pioneer students. The University was formally opened on 14th November, 2015 with the installation of the first Chancellor, Chief (Dr) Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, OFR, CON and the maiden matriculation of the pioneer students.
The University library is a hybrid library which integrates traditional library routine services with 21st Century digital library services. It is fully equipped with both electronic and conventional learning materials.
The University has established external linkages with Reinhardt University, Waleska, Georgia, USA, Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois, USA and Coventry University in the United Kingdom. The expected benefits from the collaboration and partnership with Coventry University include: the ability of Edwin Clark University to offer its academic programmes with the collaborating institutions and the provision for staff and students of the institutions to undertake exchange programmes.
Welcome to Edwin Clark University (ECU), Kiagbodo, Delta State, where we encourage positive working fingers. Here we challenge and support our students to go beyond success and to lead lives of great value, indeed, one of significance. Founded in May, 2015, Edwin Clark University is poised to offer an academically
ECU Mission: Nurturing of knowledge targeted toward addressing the developmental challenges of Niger Delta in particular, Nigeria and the wider global community. ECU Vision: To become a world class teaching institution providing an innovative and inspiring learning environment. Develop entrepreneurial spirit, creative flair, professional skills and bread the of knowledge.
PRINCIPAL OFFICERS Vice Chancellor Professor T. O. Olagbemiro B.Sc. (Stetson, USA); M.A. (Fisk, USA); Ph.D (Howard, USA), FCSN, FICCON Over 45 years of demonstrated success in research, teaching, institutional development, administration and leadership of students, staff, and staff support services in the U.S.A, U.K, and Nigeria culminating in leading a
EDWIN CLARK MUNIVERSITY, KIAGBODO ORGANISATION, ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL 1. Ownership and Control System of Control / Hierarchy of Authority Edwin Kiagbodo Clark Foundation is the Proprietor/Owner of the University and it is the highest level of authority The Board of Trustees handles the affairs of the University on behalf of
EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY, KIAGBODO FIVE YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN Executive Summary The Five-Year Master Plan articulates the mission, vision, values, and goals of Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, Nigeria as it evolves in a rapidly-changing higher education landscape with a focus on: innovative and enriched learning, dynamic and impactful research the
The University has established collaborations with the following universities – Reinhardt University, Waleska, Georgia, USA, Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois, USA Coventry University in the United Kingdom The expected benefits from the collaboration and partnership with Coventry University include: the ability of Edwin Clark University to offer its academic programmes