SERVICES

Services Within the Univeristy of Uyo

President, Senior Staff Club, University of Uyo, 1992-1994


Member, Centre for Development Studies, University of Uyo Consultancy Team on Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria sponsored Environmental Projects. 1989-2000


Participant in the feasibility study of University of Cross River State Commercial Farm, 1987


Secretary, Local Organizing Committee of the 21st Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, (SSSN), hosted by the University of Uyo, 1994


Member: Sub-Committee on Protocol of the 1st and 2nd Convocation of the University of Uyo, 1993 and 1997


Member, Investigation Panel on the Loss of Books in the university Library, 1997


Acting Head: Department of Agronomy, University of Uyo, 1997 – 2000


Acting Director, General Studies, University of Uyo, 1997


Member: Investigation Panel on Burglary of the office of the Director of Works, University of Uyo, 2000


Managing Director, University of Uyo Consultancy Ltd. (UNIUYO) CONSULT) 2000 – 2003


Acting Head, Department of Soil Science, and Member of Senate, University of Uyo, 2008 to date


Vice Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, 2008 to 2010


Member: Senate Appeals Committee, University of Uyo, 2008 to Date


Elected Senate Representative: Appointments and Promotions Committee (Academic)-University of Uyo. From 2009 to 2011.


Member: Investigation Panel on a case of alleged unauthorized collection of money from students for the production of identity cards. March 2010


Chairman: Investigation Panel on a case of missing revenue collectors receipts booklet in the University Health Centre. June 2010


Member: Senate Committee to look into the problem of computation of Examination Results in the Department of Business Management. August, 2010.


Vice Dean, Postgraduate School, University of Uyo - October, 2010


Chairman: Senate Committee on Harmonization of Credit Units in the University of Uyo. November 2010


Chairman: Investigation Panel of a case of Misappropriation of University Funds approved for work in the Medical Plant Farm and Herbarium Project at The Faculty of Pharmacy during the Accreditation Exercise, January, 2011


Director, School of Continuing Education, University of Uyo, 2011 to 2014


Member: University of Uyo Management, 2011 to date


Member: Committee on Business Incubation, University of Uyo. May, 2011


Member: Appointments and Promotions Committee (Academic) Sub-Committee on Promotion Appeals. June, 2011 to date.


Member: Panel to Investigate the Allegation of Incessant Harassment and Assault against an academic staff of the Dept of English, July, 2011


Elected Senate Representative in the Selection Board of 6th Governing Council for the appointment of the Registrar and University Librarian, University of Uyo, July 13, 2011


Chairman: Sub-Committee on the Inauguration of Projects in the University during the 17thand 18th Convocation ceremonies of the University of Uyo. 2011


Member: Elected Representative of Congregation in the Budget Monitoring Committee (BMC), University of Uyo, From May, 2012.


Chairman: Committee on the Celebration of the 2011 African University Day of the Association of African Universities (AAU) in the University of Uyo.


Member: Elected Representative of Congregation in the Budget Monitoring Committee (BMC), University of Uyo, From May, 2012 to date


Member: Senate Committees (Several) From 2010 to date


Member: Committee on the Review of University Academic Brief -2012


Member: 7th Governing Council of the University of Uyo- Senate Representative, April, 2013


Chairman, LOC 38th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria (PROMISE 2014); hosted by the University of Uyo, 10th – 14th, March 2014


Head of Department of Soil Science and Director, Centre for Entrepreneurial Development, Akwa Ibom State University (Sabbatical Leave, 2014 – 2015)


Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Uyo; from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2016


Chairman, 21st Convocation (Oct 30th-31st, 2015) Central Planning Committee, University of Uyo; 2015


Chairman, Review Committee of the University of Uyo, 2011 Regulations Governing Staff Conditions of Service, 2016



National/State and Community Services outside the University

President, Nsit Atai Youth Movement, 1988 – 1990


Secretary, Nda Nsit Association, Uyo Branch, 1982 – 1998


President, St. Patrick’s College (Calabar) Alumni Association, Uyo Branch 1993 to date.


Secretary General, Uyo Club, 1994/95


Vice President, Uyo Club, 1995/96


External Examiner; Department of Soil Science, University of Calabar, Cross River State. 1999-2002.


Consulting Editor: Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Technology (ISSN: 07952775)


Honorable Commissioner and Member, Akwa Ibom State Executive Council, 2003 – 2007


Representative of the Vice Chancellor at the 14th and 15th Convocation of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria; November 18 and 19, 2008.


External Examiner; Department of Crop/Soil Science, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, 2010 - 2013


External Examiner; Department of Soil Science, University of Calabar, June, 2010 – 2013


Panel Member: National Universities Commission Ad-hoc Accreditation Team, Eastern Zone of Nigeria, Niger Delta University. June, 2010.


External Examiner; Department of Agronomy, Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH). Cross River State, July, 2010 - 2013


External Examiner, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria, 2011; 2012 – ongoing


Representative of the Vice Chancellor at the 27th Convocation of the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, June 17-18, 2011.


Representative of the Vice Chancellor at the 4th Convocation Ceremonies of the Anambra State University, Uli, Nigeria, 2012.


Member, Uyo City Lions Club.


Member: Ninth (9th) Governing Board of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), Abuja with effect from November 12, 2013 to 2015


Head of Department of Soil Science and Director, Centre for Entrepreneurial Development, Akwa Ibom State University (Sabbatical Leave, 2014 – 2015)


External Examiner: Department of Soil Science, Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State, 2014, 2015


External Examiner, Department of Agronomy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo state, 2014 and 2017

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Dept of Soil Science and Land Resources Management
P.O. Box 4240,
University of Uyo,
Nigeria
E-mail address:ibiatrenchard@yahoo.com
Phone (Mobile):+2348023206122; +2348037783991

About

I am a Professor of Soil Chemistry and Fertility with a lot of interest in Soils, Agriculture, Environment and Development. I hold professional memberships with a lot of professional bodies. I have participated in various capacity building conferences such as the 40thAnnual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, University of Calabar, March 14-18, 2016. I have handled several services within and outside the University of Uyo. My publications in journals, books and public discourse are highly rated and some can be downloaded here and redistributed where necessary.Learn more...