Office of the Dean

Professor Labo-Popoola, Serifat Olubunmi

Dean, College of Arts

Welcome to the College of Arts

As-salam alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu.

It is with great pleasure and a profound sense of duty that I extend a warm welcome to you to the College of Arts at Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State.

The College of Arts stands as a beacon of intellectual inquiry, artistic expression, and cultural appreciation. Here, we embark on a journey of discovery, exploration, and transformation. Our curriculum not only celebrates the richness of human creativity but also integrates the teachings of Islam, fostering holistic growth and understanding among our students.

As stewards of this noble responsibility, the faculty and staff are committed to nurturing the minds and souls of our students. We understand the profound impact education has in shaping individuals and societies, and thus, we endeavor to cultivate academic excellence alongside moral integrity, compassion, and a sense of social responsibility.

Our students are the heartbeat of this College. I encourage you to embrace this new chapter in your lives with open arms, embracing the myriad of opportunities and challenges it presents. Remember, knowledge transcends textbooks; it is woven into the very fabric of existence. Stay curious, ask questions, and pursue wisdom with humility and perseverance.

Together, let us create an environment where learning thrives, ideas flourish, and individuals emerge as compassionate leaders dedicated to personal growth and societal betterment.

Thank you.

Labo-Popoola, Serifat Olubunmi, Ph.D.


About the College

Our History

The establishment of the College of Arts at Fountain University was driven by various reasons and considerations. As an Islamic faith-based institution with a legacy spanning over a decade, the university sought to enrich its educational offerings by incorporating a college that would cater to the spiritual and humanitarian dimensions of its mission.


Following meticulous preparations by the University Management, the National Universities Commission (NUC) conducted a resource verification visit to the university in September 2023. It is gratifying to announce that the NUC approved the commencement of six (6) programs within the College, as conveyed in a letter dated November 6th, 2023. Additionally, the College houses the General Studies Unit, which oversees the general education courses offered throughout the university.


To train, produce and raise world-class intellectual scholars in arts and humanities.

Core Values

1. Creativity
2. Uphold Islamic Values
3. Nurture Holistic Development
4. Promote Cultural Understanding
5. Inspire Social Responsibility
6. Respect for Diversity
7. Lifelong Learning
8. Humility and Gratitude


To serve as a pinnacle of excellence in cultivating creative intellects guided by Islamic principles, advancing linguistic expression, and digital humanities, and fostering a harmonious integration of faith and creativity.

Our Departments

Department of Arabic & Islamic Studies


Department of Language & Linguistics


Department of History International Studies


Department of General Studies


Contact Info

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