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Port Harcourt-Born Nigerian Professor Assumes Role as Vice Chancellor of Highstone Global University, Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas – Highstone Global University, one of the leading educational institutions in Houston, Texas, has recently announced the appointment of Professor Innime Righteous, a distinguished academic and native of Isua-Joinkrama Ahoada West LGA Rivers State based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, as its new Vice Chancellor. The prestigious position will see Professor Righteous spearhead the university’s academic vision and contribute to its growing international reputation.

With an illustrious career spanning several decades, Professor Righteous has gained recognition for his outstanding contributions to the field of education and health, both in Nigeria and the United States. He is a Professor of Occupational Hygiene and Public Health. His appointment as Vice Chancellor is seen as a significant milestone, not only for him but also for the Nigerian academic community and the broader Nigerian diaspora.

Born and raised in Port Harcourt, Professor Righteous obtained his early education including his first PhD in Occupational Health and Safety at Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Port Harcourt Rivers State in Nigeria before pursuing his second PhD in the United States where he obtained his Second PhD in Public Health at Highstone Global University TX USA. He holds a double doctorate Degree both home and abroad.

His research in the field of Occupational Hygiene and Public Health has garnered international acclaim, and his publications have been widely recognized for their impact on the industry.

Highstone Global University, known for its commitment to academic excellence and innovative research, considers Professor Innime Righteous’ appointment as a strategic move to strengthen its global influence. As Vice Chancellor, he will be responsible for overseeing the university’s academic programs, fostering research collaborations, and promoting a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

Expressing his gratitude for the appointment, Professor Righteous’ remarked, “It is an honor to be entrusted with the role of Vice Chancellor at Highstone Global University. I am eager to contribute to the institution’s ongoing pursuit of educational excellence and shape the next generation of leaders and innovators.”

Highstone Global University’s Board of Trustees praised Professor Innime Righteous’ exceptional qualifications, leadership qualities, and vision for the future. They believe his appointment will elevate the institution’s academic standards and contribute to its continued growth and success.

As Professor Innime Righteous assumes his new role as Vice Chancellor, the educational community eagerly anticipates the positive impact he will bring to Highstone Global University, further solidifying its position as a premier academic institution.