Victor Yakovlevich Nikitin - a rector of the Stavropol Institute of Agriculture from 1984 till 1999.
An honoured worker of science of the RSFSR, an academician of International Agrarian Acadamy, an academician of Higher
Education Acadamy, an academician of International Acadamy of informatization, a senior citizen of the Stavropol Territory.
1947-1952 - study at the Kazan state veterinery institute;
1952-1955 - the defense of a thesis with graduation of a Candidate of Science (Veterinary);
1971 - the defense of a thesis with graduation of a Doctor of Veterinary Science;
1955-1957 - an assistant lecturer, later an assistant professor at the Chair of obstetrics, gynecology and artificial impregnation at the Kazan state veterinery institute;
from 1961 - an assistant professor at the Chair of obstetrics and artificial impregnation of farm animals at the Stavropol
Institute of Agriculture;
from 1967 - a head of the same Chair
1968-1983 - a Dean of the Veterinary Department at the Stavropol Institute of Agriculture;
1983-1984 - a Provost of Science at the Institue;
1984-1999 - a rector of the Stavropol Institute of Agriculture;
from 1994 - a rector of Stavropol State Acadamy of Agriculture;
from 1999 - a head of the Chair of obstetrics;
an order "For Merits before Motherland"; "the Red Banner of Labour of the IV Degree"; a "Sign of Honor"; a medal "For labour destinction"