Office of the VC

Benue State University

Vice Chancellor’s Role

1. The Vice-Chancellor shall exercise general supervision over the University and shall have a general responsibility to the Council for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the University, and it shall be the duty of the Vice-Chancellor to see that the provisions of the Law and the Statute, Ordinances and Regulations are observed, as he may exercise such powers as may be necessary or expedient for the purpose.

2. The Vice-Chancellor shall by virtue of this office be a member of the Council, the Senate, the Colleges, the Faculties, the Centres, Schools, Institutes and any other Authority of the University set up by the relevant Statute and of any Board or Committee appointed by any of those bodies.

3. In the discharge of his responsibility for the discipline of students in the University, the Vice-Chancellor shall have power to issue written instructions which, on the issue, shall come into force but shall be submitted by him to the Senate and Council for ratification, with such modification, if any, as Council or Senate may decide.