The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) is headed by Dr. Samuel N. Duo, Professor. He is a former Chair and Associate Professor of the University of Liberia, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Education, College of Agriculture and Forestry.

Functions of the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Vice President for Academic Affairs is the Chief Academic Officer. He directly reports to the President of the University. He provides substantive inputs to system-wide planning, formulation of academic policies and standards, monitoring and review; and coordination of curricular, instructional, research, library, and outreach programs of Nimba University (NU). The VPAA office is dedicated to achieving academic excellence and promoting a culture of creativity, research, and innovation towards the fulfillment of the university’s mission as the third state-owned university.

Offices under the direct supervision of the VPAA office are:

  1. Colleges of Nimba University
  2. Offices of Admissions, Records, and Registration
  3. Student Affairs
  4. Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET)
  5. Early Childhood Development and Primary Education
  6. Library

Policies on quality of service

The VPAA office is committed to:

  1. Providing an enabling teaching and learning environment;
  2. Designing programs that promote inter-disciplines, collaboration, and lifelong learning;
  3. Engaging with local and international partners and networks;
  4. Instilling the value of public service among the faculty and NU students as future leaders in different sectors of professional education; and
  5. Developing, adopting, and continuously improving procedures and innovative processes that symbolize professionalism, efficiency, consistency, and care for its internal and external target groups.