NIGERIAN PROFESSOR BECOMES FIRST BLACK VC OF UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Professor Ilesanmi Adesida on Saturday became the first black Vice
Chancellor of the University of Illiinois, Urbana Champaign. Adesida, an
Electrical Engineer was born in Ifon, Ondo State. He earned his
Bachelors and Masters degrees in 1974 and 1975 respectively and his PhD
in 1979, all from the University of California, Berkely.