The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has officially sworn in it’s first female Vice Chancellor in the person of Professor Rita Akosua Dickson.

The female Professor takes over from Professor Kwasi Obiri Danso whose tumultuous tenure came to an end on Friday, July 31, 2020.

Prior to her appointment as a Vice Chancellor, she served as a Pro Vice Chancellor. She had also previously served as the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Upon her appointment, KNUST’s first female Vice Chancellor has made a very audacious promise considered to be ambitious. During her inaugural address,  she indicated that one of her key visions will be to support all needy students will laptops.

She also promised to champion entrepreneurship and critical thinking through evidence-based teaching and learning.