Archives: Timeline Stories


The School of Science and Technology begins with three undergraduate programmes; B.Sc. Computer Science, B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering, B.Eng. Electrical/Electronic Engineering.


The Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art Opens in PAU Main Campus


B.Sc. programmes in Economics and in Information Science and Media Studies start


Mr. Pascal G. Dozie Appointed Pro-Chancellor following the retirement of Dr. Christopher Kolade New EDC building completed in Lekki Campus


Undergraduate programmes begin at the University’s main campus in Ibeju-Lekki. The first programmes were 4-year B.Sc. programmes in accounting, business administration and media & communication Infrastructural development completed at the Main Campus Building in Victoria Island closed down


The University changes its name from Pan-African University to Pan-Atlantic University. The acronym “PAU” is retained.


Prof. Juan M. Elegido becomes the Vice-Chancellor of the University following the retirement of Prof. Alos. Infrastructure development at the Main Campus begins.


Dr. Christopher Kolade becomes the Pro-Chancellor of the University following the retirement of Chief Akinkugbe.


National Universities Commission (NUC) approves the establishment of the School of Media & Communication. Master of Science in Media & Communication starts.


LBS is ranked among the top business schools in the area of Executive Education by the Financial Times of London for the first time. It has maintained this ranking over the years.