The academic world is buzzing with excitement as Prof. Frederick Ato Armah assumes his new role as the Director of Research and Programmes at the Association of African Universities (AAU).
His appointment has garnered applause from members of the academia, friends, and well-wishers who are celebrating this significant milestone in his career.
Prior to his recent appointment, Prof. Armah served as the Director of the Directorate of Research Innovation and Consultancy at the University of Cape Coast (UCC).
Under his leadership, UCC achieved remarkable milestones in both national and international rankings, solidifying its reputation as a top-tier institution of higher learning.
During Prof. Armah’s tenure at UCC, the university was recognized as the best in Ghana and West Africa, and the fourth-highest-ranking university in Africa according to the Times Higher Education 2022 World Universities Ranking.
This accomplishment brought great pride to the institution and highlighted the dedication and exceptional work of Prof. Armah and his team.
Furthermore, UCC secured the top spot among the 138 new entrant universities and was placed among the top 350 universities globally, making it the sole university in Ghana to achieve such a distinction.
These outstanding achievements underscored UCC’s commitment to excellence in research and academic pursuits.
The news of Prof. Armah’s appointment as the Director of Research and Programmes of AAU has been met with widespread acclaim.
The AAU, an organization dedicated to advancing higher education in Africa, has chosen a highly accomplished and respected individual to lead its research and programmes initiatives.