The governing council of the University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA) has been inaugurated with Dr. Kofi Ohene-Konadu as its chair and the Vice Chancellor as a member.
Dr. Ohene-Konadu was nominated by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as Chairman for 15-member Council this week. Other members include Prof Kwame Frimpong, Mr. Maxwell Donkor, and Ms. Akyaa Afreh Arhin; all nominees of the President.
The rest are; Mr. John Selorm Kwame Agbenyo, Convocation representative; Madam Gladys A. A. Nabieu, University Teachers Association of Ghana, Mr. Kwabena Akuamoah Agyekum, Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana, and Mr. Mark Badu-Aboagye, the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce rep.
Others are Dr. John Kwaku Mensah Mawutor, Alumni representative, Mr. Israel K. Nyatuame, Teachers and Educational Workers (TEWU) representative; Nana E.C. Acquah of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools; Nii Adotei Abrahams of the National Council for Tertiary Education; Mr Justice Gadugah of the UPSA Students’ Representative Council and Ms. Dorcas Oye Haywood-Dadzie of the UPSA Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana.
Dr. Ohene-Konadu, on behalf of the Council, expressed gratitude to the President for the confidence reposed in them and is to serve a three-year term. He said they would use the Council as a tool and not a weapon for the advancement of the University and the nation.
The Council was inaugurated in Accra by Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education.