The Board of Trustees is the supreme authority of the university. The Proprietor(s)/Founder(s) of Iconic university appoints members of the Board of Trustees which is made up of eminent persons. The Board is divorced from the day-to-day administration of the university to ensure academic freedom and to encourage resourcefulness of the university management. The Board represents the university in all matters relating to ownership which include, among other things, incorporation, acquisition, alienation and use of property of the university. It promulgates the basic statutes that will underpin the structure, institutions and mode of governance of the university under the auspices of the Governing Council. The Board of Trustees is essentially responsible for the overall policy direction and financing of the university and is headed by a chairman.
The Chancellor of the university is appointed by the Board of Trustees and normally holds office for four years, unless he resigns, or is removed from office by the Board; and unless so removed, he is eligible for re-appointment for a second term of four years. The Chancellor is the highest principal officer of the university. He promotes the continuation and progress of the university and also presides at convocation ceremonies and other assemblies of the university for the conferment of degrees, diplomas, certificates and other awards of the university.
The Pro-Chancellor is appointed by the Board of Trustees of Iconic University. The Pro-Chancellor is the Chairman of the Governing Council which has overall responsibility for the policies and operations of the University and for certain particular subjects, including matters of finance, staff conditions of service and discipline, the property of the University, building programs and material provisions for students. The Pro-Chancellor normally is a knowledgeable person of integrity, stature and experience to enable him or her guide the institution towards full and continued development.
The Vice-Chancellor is appointed by the Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the Council. His term of office is for a period of five years and the appointee is eligible for reappointment for one more term. The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive Officer and Academic Head of the university. He/she is the chief exponent of the educational mission of the university and his office serves as the nerve centre of activities in areas of protocol, external relations and coordination of various internal organs. In addition to all other functions referred to him by the Board and Council, the Vice-Chancellor oversees the day-to-day administration of the university and he ensures that the goals of the university are met. He is responsible to the Governing Council for the management of the human resource, monetary and other material resources of the university. He is also the Chairman of Senate and Congregation.
The Registrar is appointed by the Governing Council of the university and holds office for a period of five years renewable for a maximum of one term subject to performance. The Registrar is the Head of the Registry Department of the university and is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the university. The Registrar is the custodian of the records, seal, other legal documents and traditions of the university. The Registrar is the secretary to all statutory organs of the university, that is, the Governing Council, Senate, Congregation and Convocation, and he sit in advisory capacity at all committees of the Governing Council and Senate as well as other administrative committees to guide on rules, regulations and university procedure. He is responsible for conveying information on the decisions of various organs of the Institution to the relevant departments and units for effective implementation besides taking charge of public relations, protocol, external communication and immigration matters of the university.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellors are people of high academic standing and one of them acts in place of the Vice-Chancellor when the office of the Vice-Chancellor is vacant or the Vice-Chancellor is for any reason (including absence from the precincts of the university) unable to perform his function as Vice-Chancellor. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor is elected at a duly constituted meeting of Senate of the University by a simple majority vote and holds office for a period of two years, which is renewable for a maximum of one term.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) takes the responsibility of overseeing supporting and community services including students and staff-oriented services, business services, health, socio-cultural and religious services.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Partnership and Engagements) has the responsibility of establishing and managing partnerships with Government, Academic Institutions and other Non-governmental bodies.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) is the chairman of the Senate sub-committees on University Research, Academic Division and Deans of Faculties. He assist the Vice-Chancellor in the major revenue generating drives of the institution.
The University Librarian (Director Learning Resource) is the academic and administrative head of the university Virtual and Physical Library, which is the academic heart of the university. He is appointed by the Governing Council of the university and holds office for a period of five years renewable for a maximum of one term. He or she is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the development of the university library. He is in charge of books and journals acquisition (subject to the necessary approvals by the Council) as well as their organization and management. The University Librarian see to the proper utilization of the budgetary allocations to the library for its development. He is also responsible for developing the Faculty and departmental libraries in the university in addition to advising the Vice-Chancellor, in consultation with the Library. Committee, on the efficient functioning of the libraries.
The Bursar is appointed by the Governing Council of the university and holds office for a term of five years renewable for a maximum of one term subject to performance. The Bursar is the principal officer who is the head of the Bursary Department of the university. He is responsible for the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the university by implementing expenditure and investment policies in line with the approval of the Governing Council. The Bursar is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor in all matters relating to finance and in particular, disbursement of funds, financial accounting and treasury services. He oversees the day-to-day financial activities of the university including operating, with the Vice-Chancellor, the university’s bank accounts and overseeing the material welfare of staff and students. He liaises with the Vice-Chancellor, Project Director and other relevant departments in preparing the university’s annual recurrent budget as well as suggests proposals for generating revenue.