Senior Management

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President Dawn Dekle
Dr. Dawn Dekle became the American University of Nigeria's fourth president on July 1, 2017

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The Chief Executive Officer of AUN is the President, who is in charge of the day-to-day management of the University.

The President is assisted by the Provost (Academics) and four Vice Presidents:

Each of the of the University's Schools is led by a dean. Two other Deans lead the School of Graduate Programs and Instructions


Other officers of the University include:

  • Seven Assistant Vice-Presidents
  • Three Executive Directors
  • University Librarian
  • Registrar
  • Directors.

Academic Leadership

Prof. Muhammadou M.O. Kah
, Academic Affairs / Provost

Dr. Mathias Fonkam
Dean, School of Information Technology & Computing

Dr. Carlos G. Wong-Martinez

University Librarian

Prof. Attahir Yusuf
Dean, School of Business & Entrepreneurship

Prof. Oladejo Olowu
Dean, School of Law

Prof. John Leonard
Dean of Instruction

Dr. Patrick Fay
Interim Dean, School of Arts & Sciences


Byron Bullock

VP, Campus Life & Dean, Student Affairs 

Abba A. Tahir
VP, University Relations

Olanipekun Olanrewaju (FCA) 
Interim VP, Administration & Finance

Dr. Lionel Rawlins
AVP, Safety & Security Operations

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