The Order was founded in 1216 by a Spanish priest, Dominic de Guzman, after whom the Dominican University is named. He promoted university education by sending members of his Order for research, teaching and writing in Europe’s pioneer universities of Paris, Oxford, Bologna, etc.
- To be a university that assists Nigeria to achieve the greatness her potential warrants.
- To promote and coordinate research and teaching in the sciences, humanities and management.
- To transform Nigeria’s ethnic and religious diversity from a liability to an asset.
- To be a driving force for national integration and development.
- The principle that human and social development is rooted in intellectual, ethical and technical formation.
- The conviction that development depends on research and teaching that critically use the intellectual achievements of the past and the present.
- To provide high standard of learning, research, acquisition of specialized skills and comprehensive training of students empowering them to foster practical application of knowledge and skill to the benefit of humanity
- To run outstanding and innovative programmes through a curriculum that respects the value of every student and promotes national integration and harmony in a multi-cultural society
- To promote technical, managerial and professional competence
- To provide education for all persons without distinction of race, creed, gender, political conviction, or physical disability
- to undertake other activities appropriate for teaching, research and community service as expected of a university of high standard
The Dominican University Ibadan, on April 15, 2019, in conjunction with United Kingdom based African Higher Education and Research Observatory, and the International Centre for Research and Enterprise Development, has established a Centre for Entrepreneurial and Professional Development.
At a brief ceremony in the Senate Chamber of the University, the Vice Chancellor, Rev. Fr. Professor Anthony Akinwale, O. P., stated the objectives of the Centre. These include: bridging the gap between theory and practice by providing opportunities for a wide variety of professionals, low, middle and high-level technocrats to continuously improve on their previously acquired competence; assisting the University in addressing immediate concerns in different spheres of human endeavor such as education, economy, politics, religion, family and social issues, thus providing the latitude to help the nation in capacity building and renewal in all spheres of national development.
The Centre shall pursue its objectives through research, conferences, seminars, workshops, technical assistance, individualized or group consultancy services. It shall be linked to and shall serve current and future degree programmes in the University by assisting the University in designing such future degree programmes.
Welcoming the Director of the Centre, Dr. Patrick Ezepue to the University, the Vice Chancellor described him as a man coming with a very rich resume, an impressively vast experience, and an infectious enthusiasm. Dr. Ezepue will have as his deputy Rev. Fr Nicholas Okeke, O. P. of the University’s Faculty of Science.
Dominican University Public Relations Unit
April 15, 2019
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