Policy Imperative of Metamorphosing Nigerian Universities into Twenty First Century Academia: Tonic for Nasarawa State University, Keffi
Attaining the enviable status of a 21st Century University is desirable and ultimate for every forward-looking university, whether in emerging or advanced world. This paper examines the status of Nigerian universities, against the backdrop of the prevailing situation, inhibitions and requirements for the needed metamorphosis, into 21st century height. The paper concludes that huge funding and, governance are a sine qua non for leapfrogging Nigerian universities, Nasarawa State University inclusive, over the problems; and recommends that owners and managers of universities should priorities funding and good governance.
Keywords: Twenty First Century, University, Funding, Governance, Metamorphosis