University Council of University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) at Tarkwa in the Western Region has announced the appointment of former President, John Agyekum Kufuor, as Chancellor of the University.
According to a statement signed by the Council’s Chairman, Dr Stephen S. Yirenkyi, the council of the University at its 62nd Regular Meeting held on 15th September, 2017 appointed Former President John Agyekum Kufuor as the Chancellor of the university.
Former President Kofour with this new position become the first chancellor appointed by the university. The appointment makes President Kofour the Titular Head of the University and he will preside at the ceremonies of the university and confer on qualified persons all degrees, diplomas and certificates awarded by the university.
The university council, acting on a recommendations of a search committee appointed President Kofour to a first term of five years and to be renewed for another term of five years. His appointed took effect from 1st November, 2017.
A special congregation is expected to be held in the University for the Investiture of the Chancellor.
Source: metro news