Professor Diran Famurewa was born in 1950 and hails from Ilesa, Osun State. He attended Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel, in the defunct West Germany from where he obtained the Diplom Biologie (Mikrobiologie) in 1979 and Ruprecht-Karls University, HeideIberg, W. Germany and obtained the Dr.rer.nat. in Microbiology specialising in Medical Bacteriology in 1982.
A graduate of Cape Coast University and University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Mrs Dorothy Salami possesses a B.A (ED) from Cape Coast University, Ghana in 1973, M.A in English Studies and M.P.A from University of Ife in 1979 and 1988 respectively.
Mrs. Salami joined University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) as an Administrative officer I in 1977 and rose to the rank of Deputy Registrar in 1995.
The Reverend Canon B. F. Akindojutimi, a graduate of the Universities of Benin and Ibadan respectively, started his career as a Librarian with Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, Ibadan in 1983 after completing a Master of Library Studies at the University of Ibadan.
He later joined the services of the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 1985 as Librarian II and rose through the ranks to become Deputy University Librarian.