Prof Nana Aba Appiah Amfo has become the first female Vice-Chancellor of University of Ghana.
This was after she was confirmed as Vice Chancellor of Ghana’s premier university by the University’s Council on Wednesday October 20, 2021.
Her tenure takes effect from October 26, 2021.
Mrs. Amfo before her confirmation served as the acting Vice Chancellor of the University Of Ghana from August 2021. Prior to that, she was the Pro Vice-Chancellor, in charge of academic and student affairs.
Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo had her secondary education at Holy Child School and Archbishop Porter Girls’ Secondary School.
She proceeded to the University of Ghana from 1991 to 1996 for a Bachelor’s degree in French and Linguistics. Both her MPhil (2001) and PhD (2007) degrees in Linguistics are from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway.
The 50-year-old started her career in academia in 2001 as a Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics. She was then promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2007. Associate Professor in 2011, and Professor in 2017.
Congrats are certainly in order!