PROFILE OF THE VICE-CHANCELLOR, UNIVERSITY OF
PROFESSOR RICHARD ANANDE KIMBIR - VICE CHANCELLOR
Prof. Richard Anande Kimbir, a Professor of Mathematics and currently the Vice Chancellor. A member, Nigerian Mathematics Society (NMS) and member, Nigerian Mathematics Association of Nigeria (MAN).
Born on the 10th February, 1958 in Tse-Kimbir, Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State. Schooled variously at R.C.M. Primary School, Angough (1966), St. Michael’s Secondary School, Aliade (WASC/1977), University of Jos, Jos (B. Sc. Hons. Mathematics/1982), University of Jos, Jos (M. Sc. Mathematics/1987, University of Ibadan (Ph.D Mathematics/1997).
Prof. Kimbir picked up appointment as a Graduate Assistant with the University of Technologyt, Makurdi in December 1983 which has metamorphosed to the present Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi and rose through the ranks. By October 2002 he became an Associate Professor and was promoted to the full rank of a Professor in October 2005.
Professor Kimbir has served in various sensitive positions and committees in the University including; Deputy Dean, College of Science, Agricultural and Science Education, Dean of the same College, Head of Department at various points, Senate member, Member, University Governing Council, Director, Directorate of Academic Planning etc.
Prof. Kimbir is a devout Christian and a knight of Saint Mulumba in the Catholic Faith and is happily married and blessed with six (6) children.