CUN Gets First Professor

Rev. Fr. Dr. Wenceslaus Madu

The Governing Council of Claretian University of Nigeria (CUN), Nekede Owerri Imo State has approved the recommendation of the 2021 Appointment and Promotion Committee of the University for the promotion of the Vice Chancellor of the University, Rev. Fr. Dr. Wenceslaus Madu to the rank of professor.

Briefing the Council during it’s Zoom meeting held on Monday 15th of August, 2022, Chairman of the Appointment and Promotion Committee, Professor Julian Osuji explained that having received the candidate’s application and the accompanying requirements, his Committee swung into action.

The Chairman then shared a screen containing all the due processes and procedures employed by his Committee to ensure that this promotion met all the necessary requirements, with international best practice.

Rev. Fr. Dr. Wenceslaus Madu
Rev. Fr. Dr. Wenceslaus Madu, during the first matriculation ceremony of the Claretian University

He said his Committee having concluded this process, found the applicant worthy and ratified that he should be promoted to the rank of professor from November, 2021. He then prayed the Council to approve this recommendation.

The Chairman of Council then appreciated Professor Julian and his Committee for a job well done. He thereafter called for members’ observations and opinions in order to either approve or disapprove this promotion.

All the Council members took turn to appreciate the Appointment and Promotion Committee for doing a thorough job. In a unanimous resolution, the Council then approved that the applicant, Dr. Wenceslaus Madu, having satisfied all the requirements for promotion to the rank of professor, be promoted forthwith, with effect from November, 2021, as a Professor of Biochemistry.

Congratulations to the new Professor and VC, CUN.

Mark Irechukwu
Public Relations Unit, CUN.

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