; TINA PHINEAS, Yola.
The American University of Nigeria (AUN) has disclosed that they have unfinished business to a renewed vision of the university as an academic institution committed to excellence in education.
Professor Le Gene Quesenberry, Interim President of American University of Nigeria, who made the disclosure in her first communication to the AUN community, following the recent change in the university’s leadership, has pledged continuity with renewed vigor in the administration of the University.
“The university has flourished upon the foundation built by my predecessor, Dr. Margee Ensign, and others who preceded her in the presidency, other key posts, and faculty positions, every school at AUN has made great strides in reflecting our mission of excellence in education”, she stated.
Quesenberry maintained that with the combined efforts of everyone, the next strategic plan will align AUN collective work as a university community.
“Quality will be our mantra. We will pursue those structures and results that will lead to the recognition of the American University of Nigeria as a ranked institution graduating future leaders of the country and continent and producing research that will benefit Nigeria” the interim president announced.
She told the the AUN community that they have unfinished business as well as the business attached to a renewed vision of AUN as an academic institution committed to excellence in education
While expressing her unfailing gratitude to the members of the community who have brought AUN to this point of transition, Quesenberry promised “With your continued effort and sustained energy, we will do the work together”
The Board of Trustees had named Quesenberry, a professor of law and provost of the university as interim President on February 25, following the resignation of Dr. Ensign. Dean of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Ahmad Hosseini, was named Interim Provost.