DAWN OF A NEW ERA The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Charles Igwe, in his bid to maintain the standard of excellence in the University of Nigeria has appointed Prof Ike Ifelunni as the fifth Director of the University Advancement Centre. Prof Ike Ifelunni is a Professor of Counselling Education at the University of Nigeria Nsukka since 2003. He was the Head of the Department of Educational Foundations(2010-2012) and the Dean of the Faculty of Education (2012-2014). He was also the founding Director, Quality Assurance office of the University (2015-2016). He obtained his professional training at the University of Nigeria, receiving a Bachelor of Education Degree in 1988 with a First Class Honours and emerging as the best graduating student in the Faculty, Master of Education in 1989 and a PhD in 1993. Prof. Ifelunni is a member of several professional bodies. He has published over 60 research papers in scholarly journals and has presented over 40 papers in scientific conferences. With over 8 research grants (both nationally and internationally), in his kitty Prof Ifelunni seems set for the job of raising fund for the University. He assumed office on the 23rd of September, 2019.