KNUST Appoints first Female Vice Chancellor, Professor Rita Akosua Dickson

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST has appointed a new vice chancellor.

According to the official notice from the school management signed by the registrar Mr. B K Boateng, the Council of the University held a special meeting today Thursday, June 25, 2020 and at the meeting, the decision was taken to appoint  PROFESSOR (MRS) RITA AKOSUA DICKSON as the new vice chancellor of the university.

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The notice also indicated that, Members of Staff, Students, the University Community and the general public should note that the Professor of Pharmacognosy PROFESSOR (MRS) RITA AKOSUA DICKSON’s Four-Years Term as vice chancellor will take effect from AUGUST 01, 2020-JULY 31, 2024.


Professor Rita Dickson is the first female to have been appointed vice chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST and she will replace Professor Obiri Danso.


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