The office of the Provost houses the Chief Executive Officer who doubles as the Chief Accounting Officer of the College.
According to Edict No 20 of June 6, 1986, which established the College, the head of the institution should be addressed as “Provost”. However, before the said edict, the head of the institution was addressed as “Principal”, which was when the school was still a Grade III and Grade II Teacher Training College.
Many Provosts had been appointed in the past. however, on December 05, 2019, the Moderator of the College, His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu appointed Prof. (Mrs.) Bilikis Bidemi Idowu as the second female substantive Provost of the 62- year-old institution which appointment took effect on 11th January 2020.
The Provost is charged with the general responsibility for matters relating to the day-to-day management of the College. She is also a statutory member of the Governing Council, Chairman of the Academic Board, Chairman, Appointments, and Promotions Committee (Senior) among other functions.