History of the Department
Since the inception of the Institute, the Academic Planning Department has been providing focus, direction and purpose for the academic advancement of the Institute in line with the National Universities Commission (NUC) benchmark. The Department is responsible for gathering, analyzing and interpreting statistical data that assists the Executive Director and indeed all other departments of the Institute in performing their planning functions. The Department is expected to present its findings in the form of annual reports, academic brief, news - letters and periodicals. The Department coordinates the Institute’s strategic and master plans from every department and faculty and derives its benchmark in their overall realization of the Institute’s strategic objectives. It provides a warehouse where all new findings and breakthroughs are collated for onward publication and dissemination. It is this department that assists the Institute in responding to information, requests and queries from the Council, National Universities Commission (NUC) and Ministry of Education.