Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo confirmed VC of UG

By: Samuela Quartey

Council of the University of Ghana has confirmed the appointment of Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo as Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University.

Professor Amfo, a Professor in Linguistics, becomes the first female to ascend to the high office of Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana.

Her tenure takes effect from the 26th of October, 2021.

Prior to her confirmation, Professor Amfo served as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of Ghana’s Premier University, from August 2021. Before then, she was the Pro Vice-Chancellor, in charge of Academic and Student Affairs.

Having been confirmed as the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Amfo will be expected to man the day-to-day activities of the University, as the Chief Disciplinary Officer in addition to other administrative responsibilities.

Her tenure as Vice-Chancellor will span a maximum of 5 years, after which she may retain her position or be replaced accordingly.

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