The Governing Council of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) at a special meeting on Monday, August 3, 2020, announced the reappointment of Professor Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey as Vice-Chancellor for the University.
Professor Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey was unanimously reappointed by members of the Council for a second term as the Vice-Chancellor from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2024.
The Professor has served as the University Vice-Chancellor since January 2017 and has a long and exemplary track record as a visionary leader in higher education.
His reappointment follows a rigorous process that included appraisals, interviews, consultations with staff, students, alumni and all relevant stakeholders from across the wider University community.
Speaking at the meeting the Chairman of the Governing Council, Dr Kofi Ohene-Konadu said “I am delighted to announce the reappointment of Professor Amartey to continue his good work as our Vice-Chancellor”
“This unanimous approval by all stakeholders is a testament to the remarkable work Prof. Amartey has done and as we congratulate him, we urge him not to become complacent but to continue the good work and work even harder.”
Commenting on his reappointment, Professor Amartey said: “I feel enormously humbled and privileged to be reappointed to serve another term as Vice-Chancellor.
UPSA is steadily making its mark on the continent and gaining global recognition for the excellence, impact and the distinctiveness of its academic and professional programmes and for being a university with a deep and fearless commitment to the value of using education as a tool to transform lives for the better.
He has served as an advocate and ambassador for the University both locally and globally, consolidating gains and leveraging opportunities to advance the general growth and development of the UPSA community.