Titilayo Ufomata

Senior Vice President for Academic Programs, Council of Independent Colleges

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Titi Ufomata joined CIC in 2022 as senior vice president for academic programs. In this role, Ufomata has lead responsibility for CIC’s annual Institute for Chief Academic Officers, annual Workshops for Department and Division Chairs, and other academic programs. She also supervises the Council’s development operations. As a member of the senior leadership team, she helps oversee operations and shape CIC’s strategic direction. Ufomata previously served as provost and senior vice president at Saint Mary’s College (IN). Earlier, she was the provost and dean of faculty at Hobart and William Smith Colleges as well as associate provost and distinguished professor at Kentucky State University. Before Kentucky State, she served as assistant dean of the faculty of arts at the University of Benin, Nigeria, where she taught English and phonetics. Ufomata has received several international awards, including the Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminar Award to France, an associateship of the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town, and a British Academy visiting fellowship at University College London; she also is a laureate of the Council for Development of Social Science Research in Africa. She earned degrees in English from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a PhD in phonetics from University College London.